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Mindful Medicine: Don't confuse correlation with causation

The case of a young woman mistakenly diagnosed with asthma llustrates the danger of confusing correlation and causation.
1 Jul 2008

The next issue is online and coming to your mailbox

The next issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox.
3 May 2011

Mindful Medicine: Don't let emotion impede right diagnosis

A case study shows how affective errors can lead to a missed diagnosis, by Jerome Groopman, FACP and Pamela Hartzband, FACP.
1 Sep 2008

The next issue of ACP Internist is online

Search committee established for ACP EVP/CEOWeb-based tool helps practices improve performanceACP reminds public to get flu shots during National Influenza Week
12 Jan 2010

Mindful medicine: Perils of diagnosing the physician-patient

A physician diagnoses himself, leaving a colleague to undo some of the mistaken thinking and come up with a simple diagnosis.
1 Jan 2009


Readers respond to Mindful Medicine, Ethics columns.
1 Feb 2008

Mindful Medicine: Critical thinking leads to right diagnosis

Jerome Groopman, FACP, author of the bestselling “How Doctors Think,” and his wife, endocrinologist Pamela Hartzband, ACP Member, discuss the art of medical diagnosis and decision making through a series of case studies suggested by readers.
1 Jan 2008

Attribution error results from a positive stereotype

A 58-year-old man with type 1 diabetes at age 38, a case of latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood, reports worsening control of his blood sugars despite increasing doses of insulin. An internist must sort through the facts of the case to find out what's responsible.
1 May 2011

Seeing the whole diagnostic picture

For a year, one patient saw specialist after specialist and received a different diagnosis each time. Like the story of the blind men and the elephant, specialists often see the patient through only one component of training, as anchoring and availability sneak into their thinking.
1 Apr 2010

Priming to diagnose an atypical case, avoid representativeness

A patient's deteriorating mental health status points to an underlying cause. But it takes “priming” for an endocrinologist to look for the right diagnosis despite the lack of a prototype case.
1 Jul 2011

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