Good reads...

Jim's picks of thoughtful stuff that is low barrier, easily digested and entertaining....


Dunn, Stephen. If a clown. New Yorker Vol. 85, 56-57, 2009.
http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/poetry/2009/08/24/090824po_poem_dunn

Edgar Schein: Helping (Creelman Research)
http://www.creelmanresearch.com/files/Creelman2009vol2_4.pdf

What makes a good point guard? CHIP SCOGGINS , Star Tribune
February 7, 2012 - 12:01 PM


Fitzgerald, F. T. Curiosity. Annals of Internal Medicine 130, no. 1 (Jan 5, 1999). : 70-72.
http://www.annals.org/content/130/1/70.long

Haidet, P. Jazz and the 'art' of medicine: Improvisation in the medical encounter.
Annals of Family Medicine 5, no. 2 (Mar-Apr, 2007). : 164-169.
http://www.annfammed.org/cgi/content/full/5/2/164

Landrey A. A piece of my mind. Learning to talk. JAMA. 2012 Jul 11;308(2):145-6.
http://tc.liblink.umn.edu/sfx_local?sid=Entrez%3APubMed&id=pmid%3A22782415&issn=0098-7484

Croskerry, Pat. "Perspectives on diagnostic failure and patient safety." Healthcare quarterly 15 Spec No(2012):50-56.
http://www.ajustnhs.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/corskerry-diag-failure-2012.pdf

Ely, John W, Mark LGraber, and Pat Croskerry. "Checklists to reduce diagnostic errors." Academic medicine 86.3 (2011):307-313.
http://tc.liblink.umn.edu/sfx_local?sid=Entrez%3APubMed&id=pmid%3A21248608&issn=1040-2446

Smith CS, Paauw DS. When you hear hoof beats: four principles for separating
zebras from horses. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2000 Nov-Dec;13(6):424-9. http://www.jabfm.org/content/13/6/424.full.pdf+html

Brancati, F L. "The art of pimping." JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association 262.1 (1989):89-90.
http://tc.liblink.umn.edu/sfx_local?sid=Entrez%3APubMed&id=pmid%3A2733128&issn=0098-7484

Detsky, Allan S. "The art of pimping." JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association 301.13 (2009):1379-1381.
http://tc.liblink.umn.edu/sfx_local?sid=Entrez%3APubMed&id=pmid%3A19336716&issn=0098-7484

http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/news/health/columns/diagnosis
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/author/lisa-sanders-md/
Sanders, L. Cold case. New York Times Magazine (Jan 24, 2010). : 17.
------. Dizzying symptoms. New York Times Magazine (Jun 6, 2010). : 26.
------. Fainting spells. New York Times Magazine (Feb 28, 2010). : 17.
------. Fish tale. New York Times Magazine (Apr 11, 2010). : 23.
------. High altitude. New York Times Magazine (Mar 14, 2010). : 22.
------. Pregnant and pained. New York Times Magazine (May 9, 2010). : 24.
------. Fear of falling. New York Times Magazine (Sep 6, 2009). : 18.
------. Hidden clues. New York Times Magazine (Dec 6, 2009). : 22.
------. Losing consciousness. New York Times Magazine (Jun 7, 2009). : 20.
------. Perplexing pain. New York Times Magazine (Nov 1, 2009). : 24.
------. Unexplained illness. New York Times Magazine (Oct 4, 2009). : 16.
------. Confusing confusion. New York Times Magazine (Dec 7, 2008). : 28.
------. Patient is a Virtue. New York Times Magazine (Feb 24, 2008). : 14.

Chong, Christopher A K Y. "Don't read this article." Annals of Internal Medicine 158.7 (2013):566-567.

http://tc.liblink.umn.edu/sfx_local?sid=Entrez%3APubMed&id=pmid%3A23546571&issn=0003-4819

Duran Nelson, Alisa, et al. "Should We Google It? Resource Use by Internal Medicine Residents for Point-of-Care Clinical Decision Making." Academic medicine (2013)

http://tc.liblink.umn.edu/sfx_local?sid=Entrez%3APubMed&id=pmid%3A23619072&issn=1040-2446

Books:
Eagleman, D. (2009). Sum: Forty tales from the afterlives (1st ed.). New York: Pantheon Books.
Eagleman, D. (2011). Incognito: The secret lives of the brain (1 American ed.). New York: Pantheon Books.
Gawande, A. (2010). The checklist manifesto: How to get things right (1st ed.). New York: Metropolitan Books.
Gladwell, M. (2007; 2005). Blink: The power of thinking without thinking (1 Back Bay trade pbk ed.). New York: Back Bay Books.
Groopman, J. E. (2007). How doctors think. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Haidt, J. (2012). The righteous mind: Why good people are divided by politics and religion (1st ed.). New York: Pantheon Books.
Kahneman, D. (2011). Thinking, fast and slow (1st ed.). New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Lehrer, J. (2009). How we decide. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Montgomery, K. (2006). How doctors think: Clinical judgment and the practice of medicine. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press.
Reason, J. T. (1990). Human error. Cambridge England ; New York: Cambridge University Press.
Taylor, J. B. (2008; 2006). My stroke of insight: A brain scientist's personal journey (1 Viking ed.). New York: Viking.

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