Decisões Médicas Baseadas em Evidências

The translation of Medical Decision Making: A Physician’s Guide into Portuguese has been published by Guanabara Koogan SA as Decisões Médicas Baseadas em Evidências (“Medical decisions based on evidence”), which is an interesting spin on the book. Of course, we’re interested in decisions based on values at least as much as evidence, but I can […]

Review of MDM:APG

Doody’s Review Service, widely used by medical libraries, now has the first formal review of Medical Decision Making: A Physician’s Guide. Here’s an excerpt: “a thoughtful exposition of the breadth of the medical decision issues to which the analyses of decision theory have often been applied. The authors’ approach to medical decision making ensures that […]

MD NetGuide and risk communication

The cover story in the March 2009 issue of MD NetGuide is “The Risk of Risk: Explaining Difficult Concepts to Patients“, by G. Stephen Nace, a physician at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria who I recently had the pleasure to meet. Making Medical Decisions is prominently cited in the piece.

MDM:APG fala o português

I’m pleased to announce that Medical Decision Making: A Physician’s Guide will soon (well, within 2 years) be available in a Portuguese language edition from Editora Guanabara Koogan SA/GEN in Brazil. Any translation is exciting, but I’m particularly happy about this because I had the great pleasure of spending five weeks teaching Brazilian health care […]

Off to the publisher

Today I transmitted the manuscript for Making Medical Decisions to Cambridge University Press, our publisher. Of course, there’s still copyediting and all sorts of other work to be done before it appears in the bookstores. When a production schedule has been worked out, I’ll update the readers here.