Nov 30, 2020
Diagnosis is arguably the most
important job of a physician. But what does it actually mean to
make a diagnosis? In this episode, we’ll explore this question by
tracking the development of the “classical” model of diagnosis and
pathological anatomy and discussing three cases over three hundred
years. Along the way, we’ll ponder the concept of the lesion,
iatromechanistic theories of the human machine, the birth of the
International Classification of Diseases, and the rise and decline
of the autopsy.
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