Category Archives: The Medical Work



Professional aspects  and details about the everyday practice and procedures, describing bedside manners in a proper way.

How long does it take to a new diagnosis to be “popular”?

In some place around the “Four Corners” some years ago

Dedicated to Dr. Juan Pedro Macaluso, Hospital Angel Pintos, Azul, Argentina

A doctor only makes a diagnosis when he or she recognizes a disease. This knowledge is a product of practice, study, and curiosity. There are now more than 13.000 new diagnoses. Moreover, the new techniques of molecular Continue reading How long does it take to a new diagnosis to be “popular”?

Definition of Diagnostic Error

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

A diagnosis that was unintentionally delayed, was wrong or was not performed ” following the definition  published in September 2015 by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), now called the Health and Medicine Division (HMD), a unit of the National Academies of Science of United States, in the document “Improving the Diagnosis in Health Care”. Continue reading Definition of Diagnostic Error