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Poor Historians

November 4, 2013

File this under surprising academic/professional intersections: I just learned that patients who, for whatever reason, give less than adequate accounts of their past health to their doctors are referred to, by physicians, as “poor historians.”

I guess this is just one more reason for people to learn proper historical thinking as early as possible. Your present life may depend on your liberal arts acumen—your ability to give a rich and proper accounting of yourself to someone who might be able to help you. – TL

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