retrospectroscope

retrospectroscope

The resolution of diagnostic dilemmas if viewed in hindsight
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Approaches to malaria vaccine development using the retrospectroscope. Infect Immun 2009; 77(8): 3130-40.
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The "Retrospectroscope" shows us that the 1990s hosted the emergence of some concepts that have fundamentally altered our appreciation of many aspects of biology and medicine.
Third, to say nonetheless that clinicians can be and often are wrong in their clinical prognostic judgments only makes sense if one is employing the clinical instrument medical students fondly dub the "retrospectroscope." It has a wonderful feature: it is always crystal clear.