Category: Tales from the Bedside

Clinical Correlations

Lessons from a paracentesis

Clinical Correlations is proud to present our section for humanism in medicine, Tales From The Bedside, where we showcase our community’s unique and diverse experiences as physicians and trainees in internal …

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By Anna Hirsch

Medium: Paper collage

Case Description: The patient who inspired this visual work is a 57-year-old man who came to the hospital with 10 days of bilateral leg swelling and pain so …

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The Care Lost in Translation

By Aaron Troy

Peer Reviewed

23-year-old man with no past medical history presenting with 1 year of intermittent 7/10 left-sided chest pain lasting for 15-20 minutes.  The pain feels like a “needle prick,” is non-exertional, and …

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Facing the Culture of Silence in Medicine

By Ofole Mgbako, MD

We are at a crossroads. The recent movement of courageous Americans, mostly women, sharing their stories and facing down their abusers, has forced the reexamination of a culture of silence that drives rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment …

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