Readers respond about medical marijuana, mindful medicine, pharmaceutical reps, and more. ... Kevin J. Garcia. Albuquerque, N.M. The recent Mindful Medicine article that presented information about leprosy [“When patients don't tell all: The diagnostic
And, the latest installment of Mindful Medicine by Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP, examines how physicians can avoid a type of decision-making called “representativeness error” when faced with ... If you have a suggestion for an
Our latest installment of Mindful Medicine, written by Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP, examines an interesting case of attribution error resulting from a positive stereotype. ... If you have a case to suggest for future Mindful
Following a hospital admission, the internal medicine resident reviews the patient's history for the clue to the right diagnosis. ... Hartzband co-directs the internal medicine subinternship program. Do you have a case where a medical diagnosis required
It is valuable to use both kinds of thinking, intuitive and deliberative, in medicine. ... Hartzband co-directs the internal medicine subinternship program. Do you have a case where a medical diagnosis required you to dig beyond the obvious?
Both kinds of thinking are critical in medicine. Dr. Hartzband. Lynn Bentson, FACP, of the Albany Internal Medicine Group in Albany, Ore., submitted a case that illustrates the importance of combining ... The patient insisted vehemently that he was not
In this era of cost containment, we are mindful of expensive repeated testing, especially imaging studies, but sometimes multiple assessments are needed in the face of a disease in evolution. ... Hartzband co-directs the internal medicine subinternship
Franklyn H. Carrington, MD. Agawam, Mass. Drs. Groopman and Hartzband's Mindful Medicine column in the May issue about the treatment of acute appendicitis by removal of a normal kidney was ... How has this happened when these groups together comprise the
Cognitive errors have been the bane of making the right diagnosis, and the final installment of the Mindful Medicine column reviews the previous three years of traps and pitfalls that physicians ... Can thinking about your thinking help prevent these
Hartzband co-directs the internal medicine subinternship program.