Browsing posts tagged: Medicine
On Casuistry, Guidelines and Performance Measures

Malcolm Gladwell’s wonderful podcast – Revisionist History – has just focused 3 episodes on the Jesuits and their use of casuistry. I was not familiar with the term, so here is one definition – Casuistry is – a resolving of specific cases of conscience, duty, or conduct through interpretation of ethical principles or religious doctrine. […]

Thoughts after a year of podcasting

Twelve months of podcasts – 2 per month – are now available at Annals on Call. During those 12 months, I have learned a lot from my guests and learned a great deal about podcasting and interviewing. Many have asked me to tell them the story of the podcast – how did it come bout? […]

The danger of assuming

Recently I have spent much time listening to linguistic podcasts. They have triggered many thoughts about how we take histories from patients. Linguistics represents a very complex science of language. One concept that has intrigued me involves the meaning of words. When we hear words or read words, we automatically assign a meaning to those […]

Dentistas Emergencia en Chicago, IL – Dentistas en Chicago que Hable Español

Esta guía está diseñada para ayudarte a encontrar información acerca de dentistas hispanos en Chicago, IL, los cuales también ofrecen servicios dentales de emergencia si este es tu caso. Clínicas Dentales 24 horas en Chicago, IL Ya sea que estés visitando la ciudad de Chicago o seas residente de esa área, este artículo te facilitara […]

Dentistas Emergencias El Paso – Dentistas Hispanos en El Paso 24/7

En este artículo podrás encontrar información acerca de dentistas que hablan español en el Paso, TX, y que te pueden atender en caso de que tengas una emergencia dental imprevista. Clínicas Dentales 24 horas en El Paso, TX Si te encuentras en el área de El Paso, TX y necesitas un dentista de emergencia que […]

Dentistas en Newark, NJ – Encuentra un Dentista en Newark que Hable Español

Ya sea que estés de visita o que vivas en Newark, NJ, si necesitas visitar al dentista de manera urgente, te invitamos que leas el siguiente artículo que hemos preparado con dentistas hispanos en Newark, y que te pueden atender ese malestar dental lo más pronto posible. Clínicas Dentales 24 horas en Newark, NJ La […]

20 Important Questions and Answers About Heart Failure

Heart failure is a common medical condition and remains an increasing global problem. In many ways, heart failure is synonymous with end-stage heart disease. Of course, prognosis varies depending on the severity of the disorder. However, in advanced heart failure survival is dismal. All diseases of the heart may ultimately lead to heart failure. A simple […]

Dentistas en Atlanta, GA – Encuentra un Dentista en Atlanta que Hable Español

Si tienes una emergencia dental inesperada y te encuentras en el área de Atlanta, GA, la información en este artículo te ayudará a encontrar dentistas que hablen español y que también provean servicios fuera del horario de oficina, durante el fin de semana o días festivos. Clínicas Dentales 24 horas en Atlanta, GA Si tenemos […]

Menopausal Hormone Therapy – The Pros and Cons

Menopausal hormone therapy is an effective treatment for hot flashes associated with menopause. It may also help prevent bone loss (osteoporosis) and reduce the risk of bone fractures in postmenopausal women. However, menopausal hormone therapy may also be associated with risks for the patient. The risks depend on the individual treated, the type of hormone […]

Corruption, collusion and conspiracy: the shocking truth about drug research and Big Pharma

It directly employs 4.4 million people worldwide and generates $1000 billion in revenue. Every year, it’s responsible for dozens of new drugs being approved for public use – the US Federal Drug Administration approved 60 in 2018. And it’s said to invest around $4 billion annually in research into new medicines. The pharmaceutical industry is […]

15 Important Questions and Answers About Dementia and Cognitive Impairment

Dementia is a collective term for a decline in mental ability affecting memory, thinking, behavior, and emotion severely enough to interfere with daily life.  Dementia represents a cluster of symptoms and should not as such be considered a disease. One of the main challenges facing health professionals diagnosing and treating patients with dementia is to […]