22 Oct, 08 | by Bob Phillips
In the window of the Wellcome Collection in London artists work to interpret and explain science: it’s an impressive experience to the irregular visitor. When faced with the presenting problems of a child & family, we are faced with trying to do the reverse. We have the sometimes inaccurate recollections of history, the variable responses of clinical examination and our own bias-riddled minds to bash, through the ‘art of diagnosis’ into a suitable explanation for the predicament and onwards into a management strategy. Can this really be evidence based?