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Letter to the Editor

Dr. Cooke refers to as our “social contract” with patients. Maintaining our certification reflects a commitment to our patients and to the profession that we know what we need to know ... Cooke emphasizes the need for physicians to receive feedback
January 2014

Social networking is a hit but will it change practice?

By Janet Colwell, Editor. ... The surgeon said it was a chance to engage the public in understanding complex medical procedures.
April 2009

Changing antibiotic prescribing not a one-step process

In addition, clinicians and researchers continue to debate the relevance of the WHI trial to younger women. ... Finally, our Letters to the Editor section features readers' reactions to a recent column on physician reimbursement.
September 2012

Jury is out on truth in clinical trials

By Janet Colwell, Editor. ... As Ryan DuBosar reports, that's largely due to squeamishness about the exam, which patients try to avoid and doctors often fail to champion.
January 2009

Readers weigh in on bedside skills, health care costs

I would like to applaud Jack Ende, MD, MACP, for recent comments about his “back to the bedside” initiative in the President's Message in the June 2017 ACP Internist. ... More troubling is the thought that the uninsured, without an insurer to
September 2017

Alaska's shrinking primary care pool reflects national crisis

By Janet Colwell, Editor. ... be treated to the same cardiovascular goals as diabetes.
October 2008

Letters to the Editor

23 edition] is similar to that of the AP report on the excellent New England Journal of Medicine article on malpractice claims in the U.S. ... This is an extreme disservice to practicing physicians. James E. Ramage Jr., MD, FACP.
October 2011


There is no doubt that many diagnostic errors can be attributed to the factors he mentioned: anchoring, availability, and attribution. ... catalyst that drives physicians to take cognitive “shortcuts” that lead to the diagnostic errors.
February 2008

Politics, religion and sex--avoiding 'third rail' topics in the exam room

asking about sexual activity as part of a history unless it is essential to the diagnosis. ... I was glancing through the letters-to-the-editor page of our local small town gazette when I came across a letter submitted by one of my patients who I have
June 2020

Mandate puts e-prescribing on front burner

By Janet Colwell, Editor. ... The handling of the case illustrates how “diagnosis momentum” can cloud the path to a right diagnosis, according to Drs.
September 2008

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