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May/June 2017 Issue
How a Doctor Acting as His Primary Care Physician, With a Little Luck, Tracked Down His Own Cancer [The Last Word]

It started with a cough.


March/April 2017 Issue
Improving Daily Practice With Four Medical Apps [SPPACES: App Reviews]

These mobile apps can help physicians and patients with treatment recommendations, treatment adherence, and smoking cessation.


March/April 2016 Issue
Screening Your Adult Patients for Depression [Feature]

Family physicians are well-placed to catch depression in patients early – and get reimbursed for it.


May/June 2015 Issue
Blinded by a Patient's Age [The Last Word]

When you see an 18-year-old patient, you don't expect to deliver bad news.


May/June 2014 Issue
ICD-10 Coding for the Undiagnosed Problem [Feature]

To find the correct code for a symptom, sign, or test result, pay close attention to ICD-10's exclusion, code-first, and inclusion notes.


May/June 2013 Issue
"All I Wanted Was Something for the Cough" [The Last Word]

Is the health system in your community truly focused on what the patient wants? Are you sure?


May/June 2013 Issue
The Use of Symptom Diaries in Outpatient Care [Feature]

The author explains the benefits of using symptom diaries in office practice, outlines various types commonly used, and identifies several sources of symptom diaries intended for use in print, online, and on mobile devices.


May 2008 Issue
The Art and Science of Clinical Decision Making [Feature]

Inspired by the bestselling book "How Doctors Think," the author describes different approaches to clinical decision making.


Feb 2008 Issue
Defending the Real Standard of Care [The Last Word]

When a strep test led to a lawsuit, this physician took the stand in defense of common sense.


Nov-Dec 2006 Issue
Fixing Patients vs. Fixing Bicycles [The Last Word]

“If X then Y” rarely works when you're dealing with patients.


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