In an increasingly technological word, narrative medicine allows a physician to understand a patient's unique situation, to hear his or her story, and to imagine the world being described.
An expert offers four recommendations for tackling value and care model innovation.
A 32-year-old woman is evaluated for a painful rash occurring bilaterally on her lower extremities, which began 2 days ago. She was admitted to the hospital 5 days ago for diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism with heparin and warfarin. Her father had a pulmonary embolism after a long airplane ride. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?