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
Alterations in motor and cognitive development are a diagnostic challenge for the pediatrician and family doctor. Sometimes there are subtle appreciations detected by the family that require confirmation and follow-up. Other times, medical processes appear
In an ideal situation every patient will have a diagnosis after a visit to an Emergency Department (ED), at least this is the mantra in Medicine. There are, of course, the uncertainty associated with medical diagnosis, the biases in clinical reasoning, the “zebras”
Differential diagnosis is considered key, but it is not common in practice
Medical textbooks have a section of differential diagnosis with a list of diseases usually very difficult to handle in the memory. All students, residents and professionals know their existence, but the practical utility is usually low because there is not information about key or differentiating data for comparison.
Emergency Departments are overcrowded in most Health Services around the world. In addition, the clinical decisions must be undertaken in a short time, due to the seriousness of the clinical environment and the continuous admission of patients. Therefore, we propose five actions that you can do in no more than ONE MINUTE and can help you to reach or discharge a diagnosis.