Thinking and Feeling Our Way Through Medical Decisions

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A Review of Critical Decisions: How You and Your Doctor Can Make the Right Medical Choices Together
Peter Ubel, M.D.
New York: Harper Collins; 2012

Critical Decisions: How You and Your Doctor Can Make the Right Medical Choices Together. By Peter Ubel, M.D.  New York: Harper Collins; 2012


This is a very belated review. And I mean that as a compliment.

As soon as I finished reading Peter Ubel’s Critical Decisions, I immediately leant it out to a colleague as a very enjoyable “must-read.” She devoured it and passed it along to yet another colleague – and that was literally the last I saw of my copy, which I hope to eventually get back in some kind of battered but well-read condition.

Yes, we’ve ordered more copies. But I think everyone keeps passing it on because Critical Decisions provides a wealth of history and information about medical decision making, and how doctors and patients each think about decisions. Perhaps most importantly, it shows the author confronting the reality of how medical decision making…

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