Doctors should start a dialogue about advance directives upon a patient's first visit to help them make decisions regarding their health care.
I have my patients bring all of their pumps to me and will write on the plastic canister with a Sharpie permanent marker.
Always, always hand the speculum to a woman who has come in for her first pelvic exam, and allow her to check it out.
I requested from our EMR [electronic medical record] provider the ability to add a "sticky note" to our client records.
A man, aged 56, presented with complaints about episodes of vertigo and disabling headaches.
Reviewing precautions for blood and body fluids will help protect both healthcare workers and the public.
Geriatric patients who are not responding well to antidepressants may benefit from a combination of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.
Primary-care practitioners should change to accommodate patients seeking primary care from emergency departments.
An obese patient with chronic hepatitis C, diabetes, advanced cirrhosis, and fatty pancreas presents with chronic right-to-middle upper-abdomen pain.
Patient with back pain and blood in urine is diagnosed with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
A 23-year-old white female had one lesion on her lower abdomen that spread to a rash over her entire trunk.
How can a clinician distinguish chronic pancreatitis from acute pancreatitis in a patient with alcohol-abuse history?
Herpes zoster represents the emergence of latent virus, specifically the varicella virus.
Middle-aged females who smoke are the most common demographic group diagnosed with persistent polyclonal B-cell lymphocytosis.