Letters Foundation of wisdom: “I don’t know”
“I don’t know” needs to be followed by “perhaps we can find out”BMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l6359 (Published 05 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6359
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- George L Spaeth, professor
- Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Abbasi acknowledges that admitting “I don’t know” can be the trigger for more nuanced and honest conversations, especially with patients.1 This is both brave and wise.
There is little …