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Contrast and compare:organize the information in your brain

Contrast and compare: organize the information in your brain

Learning Medicine is more than accumulation

The recognition of clinical patterns is the key action to select a diagnosis when different entities share common signs and symptoms. Although the way in which each physician approaches a clinical problem can be very variable, there is agreement that the

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The New Diagnostic Challenge with Cancer Immunotherapy

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Immunotherapy is now consolidated as a basic treatment of cancer. Tumors such as melanoma, kidney, and lung, have been the first to receive the benefits of this new treatment. Patients with bad clinical conditions can have an impressive tumor response,  usually after a “latency” period of 4-6 weeks. Continue reading The New Diagnostic Challenge with Cancer Immunotherapy

Pattern recognition: decision without a complete information

Expert clinicians can recognize a disease without a complete information because they recover from memory key signs or symptoms organized as a “model” or pattern. Would you be able to suggest a diagnosis from these images?

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Pattern recognition or Patient recognition?: a real clinical improvement

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The Diagnostic Improvement theory is based in the assumption that two factors are involved in a diagnostic failure, the system, or the external environment, and the cognitive process of pattern recognition and decision making. Can we select a simple rule with an important impact for improvement?… Continue reading Pattern recognition or Patient recognition?: a real clinical improvement