DEVELOPING PROFESSIONAL JUDGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE Learning through the critical appreciation of practice By Della Fish and Colin Coles Butterworth Heinemann 318 pages pounds17.99

Professionals are under siege. Their one-time autonomy is no longer sacrosanct, partly because patients and clients are more knowledgeable and partly because they are more suspicious. Even doctors, who have for so long inhabited the higher slopes of exclusivity, find their patients challenging their judgement, even as far as the ...

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