Non-linearity in clinical practice.

  title={Non-linearity in clinical practice.},
  author={Peter E Petros},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  volume={9 2},
  • Peter E Petros
  • Published 2003 in Journal of evaluation in clinical practice
The whole spectrum of medicine consists of complex non-linear systems that are balanced and interact with each other. How non-linearity confers stability on a system and explains variation and uncertainty in clinical medicine is discussed. A major theme is that a small alteration in initial conditions may have a major effect on the end result. In the… CONTINUE READING