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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

Integrative medicine questioned

that the article, as well as ACP's clinical practice guidelines, gave to acupuncture for low back pain. ... effects of application of localized irritants and the effects of the patient-clinician interaction such as conditioning, positive patient
January 2018

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

Reduce MRSA by getting horizontal

Every study that has questioned the effectiveness of MRSA screening has been followed by a barrage of letters-to-the-editor questioning the findings, and I suspect that this study will ... After my short post about this study, I promised that I'd follow
November 2019

Letters to the Editor

To be able to participate in the whole life cycle of our patients is a great privilege and a great joy. ... How that diminishes the role of the doctor and the experience of the patient!
November 2012

Readers respond on abdominal wall pain, health care prices

Stein, MD, FACP, in the Letters to the Editor section in the September 2017 ACP Internist. ... I refer chiefly to the TIME magazine article “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us” by Steven Brill, published in 2013.
November 2017

Readers respond on narrative medicine, low-dose aspirin

In order to improve on the present, one needs an enviable alternate reality. ... The “low dose” used in all the studies is not really low dose, according to the original past work of Drs.
May 2019

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
November 2019

Letters to the Editor

Ralston and Mr. Doherty, has great potential to viably provide the types of care described in these articles. ... I encourage you to consider including this reality in future articles in ACP Internist.
February 2011

New internal medicine residency gains foothold in Nepal

The mission of Patan Hospital is to provide quality, compassionate health care to everyone who comes to the hospital, regardless of their ability to pay,” he said. ... In addition, writing will be a crucial skill for the new internal medicine residents,
April 2018

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