A course of survival for interns and last year medical students. Chapter two: How Can I Start Practicing Medicine?

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CHAPTER TWO
I am here, in front of the patient. What am I supposed to do?

The physician is a person qualified  to take care of a person with a health problem, to identify the cause through a process of reasoning with the help of diagnostic tools, in a safe, accurate and compassionate way.

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A course of survival for interns and last year medical students. Chapter one: The General Framework

ADVICE: These recommendations are the personal opinion of the author.  In the medical literature, there are many good textbooks with a practical information. Comments are welcome.

CHAPTER ONE

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I have a Non-Hodgkin´s lymphoma: a challenge for a correct clinical reasoning process

The three desirable steps in clinical practice

The best scenario in medical diagnosis follows three steps, the first one is the clinical reasoning, the second one to ask for a blood test or an image, and the third and final , to obtain a histological sample.

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Improving Diagnosis and Clinical Practice