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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?

A silent enemy that you have to look for. Without symptoms there is no diagnosis

CLINICAL CASE

Patient: A 68-year-old male patient, with high blood pressure under control

Previous Diagnosis: Follicular lymphoma (2013) stage IIA, treated with chemotherapy, three years ago. He had two recurrences rescued with chemotherapy and a third one spreading to the nodes and bone marrow.

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The System and the human perception: a common interaction

The System and the human perception

 

Clinical case

 

A 91-year-old man with bilateral hip prosthesis after coxarthrosis,  went to the Emergency Room due to an accidental fall in his home. Two days later he started to notice pain in the right pelvic region and difficulty in standing. On physical examination, there was no alteration in the state of consciousness or neurological deficit.

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