Did you mean "monkey medicine"?
Jeffrey Cohn, ACP Member, told us about a case he had seen as a hematology/oncology fellow while at Emory University.
Jerome Groopman, FACP and Pamela Hartzband, FACP review two cases where a patient's use of key words led to anchoring errors in diagnosing an abdominal aortic aneurism and a classic case of intermittent claudication.
ACP Job Placement Center calls for physician profiles
How might ageism interfere with a correct diagnosis?.
Our columnists address the emotional consequences of diagnoses.
A patientâ€™s reply of â€œso-soâ€ï¿½ regarding her depression leads a doctor to dig deeper.
Would you pass “the eyeball test” if the patient in this case study presented in your hospital's emergency department? Find out how one physician pressed for a better answer on a patient who presented with cardiac pain but no evidence of a heart
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
Physicians are all taught to recognize disorders based on the classical case. The atypical case is harder to pin down.
Doctors are more likely to make attribution errors when patients fit a negative stereotype. This case involves a patient who was doing everything “right.”.