Despite many scientific advances, much of medicine still exists within a gray zone. ... Indeed, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies places informed patient choice at the pinnacle of quality medical care.
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
Many of you have sent case study suggestions for the Mindful Medicine column by Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP. ... Groopman and Hartzband. Read the analysis on the next page. And please continue to send us your case study suggestions
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
Also in this issue, our latest Mindful Medicine column, Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP, focus on the potential consequences of an uncertain diagnosis in this case, metastatic cancer that ... We're always looking for more cases to
This issue features the latest installment of Mindful Medicine, by Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP. ... If you have suggestions for future story topics, or cases to suggest for our Mindful Medicine column, e-mail us.
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
Jane M. Orient, FACP. Tucson, Ariz. I read with interest the column “Mindful Medicine: Don't let emotion impede right diagnosis” [ACP Internist, September 2008].
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.