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50 shades of blue and pink: the 10 cardinal sins of the clinician . . . according to his anatomical pathologist

Admire Matsika and Bhuvana Srinivasan
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 668-669.
doi:
10.5694/mja12.11437

Some studies have shown that there is a serious communication gap between clinicians and pathologists.1 “Clinicians are from Mars and pathologists are from Venus” has been the impression of some authors.2 Others have aptly described the clinician–pathologist relationship as “peculiar yet the two are not dissociable”.

Admire Matsika, MB ChB, Registrar1
Bhuvana Srinivasan, MB BS, MD, FRCPA, Anatomical Pathologist2
1 Anatomical Pathology, Pathology Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.
2 Mater Pathology, Brisbane, QLD.
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