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Definition of Uncertainty

Uncertainty: "Medicine's ground state is uncertainty. And wisdom -- for both patients and doctors -- is defined by how one copes with it."

Source: By Atul Gawande. Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt & Co., New York, 2002.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=20223
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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