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Diagnosis—the process by which examination and existing knowledge are used to establish the nature and circumstances of a particular condition—has always been the basis of the practice of medicine. It is the focal point of the doctor-patient relationship. But given rapid advancements in medical science and technology over the past 50 or so years, diagnostic methods have emerged elsewhere across the healthcare system: in all manner of relationships, decision-making processes, management structures, and work in general. Individuals and organizations have, as a consequence, sought new ways to manage these transformations. One such way has been through the application of constraint theory, through which one can organize existing thoughts about complex systems and communicate them through scientific algorithms.

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