Three simple techniques can help teachers and mentors when they are working with students.
While 80% of women have menopausal vasomotor symptoms, 70% of them go untreated.
This month's expert discusses measuring vital signs, orthostatic hypotension, and the cardiac exam in the context of inpatient care.
Physicians all use diagnostic criteria when trying to determine a patient's condition, but it's important to remember the patients in whom those diagnostic criteria have been validated.
Tests for delirium involve a stepped approach of progressively more difficult questions in an attempt to provoke disorganized thinking.
Finding cirrhosis requires specifically looking for symptoms that can be easily missed unless a physician is primed to see them.
In a new series, Pearls from I.M. Peers, Maria (Gaby) Frank, MD, FACP, explains how noting variations in expected patterns can help internists avoid early anchoring errors when making a diagnosis.