Anchoring bias

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Abstract Number: 608

THE IMPORTANCE OF AVOIDING ANCHORING BIAS WHEN TAKING THE HELM

Case Presentation: A 22 year-old G1P1000 pregnant woman at 24 weeks presented with hypertensive urgency and newly diagnosed intrauterine growth restriction in the setting of pre-eclampsia. On admission her physical exam and laboratory data were [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE IMPORTANCE OF AVOIDING ANCHORING BIAS WHEN TAKING THE HELM

HM2018 Abstract Number: 693

SPINAL EPIDURAL LIPOMATOSIS COINCIDING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Case Presentation: A 26-year-old male without prior medical history was referred by a spine surgeon to the emergency department (ED) with weakness, numbness, and discoordination of the right leg, worsening over a four month period [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:37+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on SPINAL EPIDURAL LIPOMATOSIS COINCIDING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 325

A SEPTIC SHOCKER: UNCOVERING PULMONARY EMBOLISM

Case Presentation: An 80 year-old man presented with one day of confusion, worsened cough, and subjective fevers. He had a productive cough since emigrating from Mexico six months ago, but no complaints of dyspnea. He [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:41:06+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A SEPTIC SHOCKER: UNCOVERING PULMONARY EMBOLISM

HM2017 Abstract Number: 829

EATING LIKE A CHIPMUNK? A TOUGH NUT TO CRACK

Case Presentation: A 10-year-old female with a prior history of pneumonia 8 months ago presents with recurrent right sided pneumonia. During her first hospitalization, she underwent an extensive work-up including negative HIV, TB, Coccidiomycosis, Cryptococcus, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:48:58+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on EATING LIKE A CHIPMUNK? A TOUGH NUT TO CRACK

HM2017 Abstract Number: 826

DROWNING IN LYMPHOCYTES: LEUKOSTASIS AND ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA (ALL) MASQUERADING AS BRONCHIOLITIS

Case Presentation: A 4-month-old female presented to the Emergency Department with a 10 day history of rhinorrhea and congestion, and 2 day history of labored breathing. Her exam revealed coarse breath sounds and retractions, felt [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:49:04+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on DROWNING IN LYMPHOCYTES: LEUKOSTASIS AND ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA (ALL) MASQUERADING AS BRONCHIOLITIS