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AN UNUSUAL CASE OF ANEMIA

Case Presentation: A 66-year-old male with history of type 1 Von Willebrand disease, colonic polyps, and gastric ulcer from naproxen use due to osteoarthritis presented with a 3-week history of lethargy and fatigue with walking [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:21:39+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CASE OF ANEMIA

B-LINING IT TO A FLAWED FINISH LINE: THE PERILS OF COGNITIVE BIASES IN OVERLOOKING POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND

Case Presentation: A 91 year-old woman with congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic kidney disease, and morbid obesity was admitted with subacute shortness of breath. The patient’s CHF history was significant for no prior emergency department [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:21+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on B-LINING IT TO A FLAWED FINISH LINE: THE PERILS OF COGNITIVE BIASES IN OVERLOOKING POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND

UNDERSTANDING DIAGNOSTIC REASONING USING A CASE-BASED APPROACH

Background: While understanding the cognitive contributions to diagnosis has become important, few studies have aimed to understand physician diagnostic reasoning in real-time. Using a case-based approach, we sought to: (a) characterize differences in diagnostic reasoning [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:28+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on UNDERSTANDING DIAGNOSTIC REASONING USING A CASE-BASED APPROACH