Divide and conquer: a space for diagnosis in primary care

Black point: frequent user. Light blue dot: frequent with new problems. Dark blue dot: new diagnoses. HOW DO YOU SEE THEM BETTER, NOW?

 

OR NOW?

Primary care

Primary care is the first contact between a person with a health problem and a doctor. Nowadays, the emergency departments are also a kind of primary care to advance the outcome of a test or an appointment. In countries with a social security system people go to Continue reading Divide and conquer: a space for diagnosis in primary care

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Cognitive Bias. Upper Urinary Tract Infection: A Dark Drawer?

Diagnosis: a matter of a thousand looks

 

Clinical Case

A 81-years-old woman with several diagnoses( cardiac failure, atrial fibrillation, back pain) and plenty of medication (more than 20 drugs daily) went to the Family Physician because of high fever (38 centigrades) and productive cough , Her physical examination Continue reading Cognitive Bias. Upper Urinary Tract Infection: A Dark Drawer?

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The Nobel Prize in Medicine: Immunotherapy, where were you? Thank you for coming

The laboratory work had been hard and long

Immunotherapy as a new therapeutic line for the treatment of cancer is now a promising true. Dr. Honjo and Dr. Allison  deserve the prize for their permanent and constant research in the laboratory for more than twenty years, fighting against the

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