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.
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.
Our latest installment of Mindful Medicine, by Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP, discusses the challenges of making accurate diagnoses when patients withhold what they consider embarrassing or shameful health
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
In this issue's Mindful Medicine, Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP, provide commentary on a reader-submitted case about a 44-year-old woman with chronic depression who was
Drs. Groopman and Hartzband, both on the Harvard Medical School faculty, write ACP Internist's Mindful Medicine column).