[Relation of symptoms and theories of pathology].

  title={[Relation of symptoms and theories of pathology].},
  author={Joachim Widder},
  journal={Wiener klinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={100 20},
The evaluation of symptoms, syndromes and diseases with regard to the explanations which medicine provides for the illness of a certain patient deals with the epistomological dimension of medicine. The central problem of this endeavour is how to apply general theories of diseases (pathological theories) to individual patients. Part of this problem is the structure of the relation between the empirical and the theoretical level, which is the subject of the present investigation. We provide… CONTINUE READING