We feature the latest installment of Mindful Medicine, which uses reader-submitted cases to illuminate the art of diagnosis. ... As always, we enjoy hearing from you. Please send your comments and questions, and your ideas for future Mindful Medicine
One of the most difficult challenges in practicing internal medicine is to avoid missing a serious diagnosis. ... Part of Mindful Medicine is to be aware of the emotional consequences of your thinking.
Seeking what does not fit, rearranging the pieces into a different picture, takes time and effort, but is both the challenge and joy of clinical medicine. ... Hartzband co-directs the internal medicine subinternship program.
The case history presented in Mindful Medicine [“Priming to diagnose an atypical case, avoid representativeness,” ACP Internist, July/August 2011] was fascinating to read, but it left me with some questions
Two new controlled studies—one in the U.S. and one in Europe, both reported in the New England Journal of Medicine —suggest that over a 10-year period, PSA testing ... Deborah Alpert, ACP Member, PhD. Neptune, N.J. I always enjoy the
This issue highlights events at Internal Medicine 2008, the College's annual meeting. ... Also, read the latest installment of Mindful Medicine with Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP.
This month we take an inside look at internists practicing in a field of medicine that's just a little bit different from the norm. ... This issue marks the final installment of Mindful Medicine, the column on medical decision making that Jerome Groopman,
This issue also includes another diagnostic dilemma in “Mindful Medicine” with Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP, and an ethical case study and commentary by Lachlan Forrow, FACP.
Remember, you can submit your most memorable cases of missed or challenging diagnoses to our Mindful Medicine columnists, Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP, for consideration in future columns.
Our story looks at both sides of the debate, including a recent update from the Institute of Medicine, and offers advice on making decisions about calcium supplementation. ... Also in this issue, Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP, present