My Patients and Other Animals

My Patients and Other Animals

A moving memoir of a life spent in the company of animals—a veterinarian sheds light on the universal experience of loving, healing, and losing our beloved pets, and the many ways they change our lives.  The pursuit of a childhood dream has taken Suzy Fincham-Gray on a journey in veterinary medicine from pastoral farms on […]

Practical Psychoanalysis for Therapists and Patients

Practical Psychoanalysis for Therapists and Patients

A clear and readable how-to manual for results-oriented psychoanalysis. By now, the term “practical psychoanalysis” has become an oxymoron. The way psychoanalytic treatment is generally conducted is extremely impractical and doesn’t serve the needs of the vast majority of potential patients, who want to achieve maximum relief from emotional distress as quickly as possible. This […]

What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear

What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear

Can refocusing conversations between doctors and their patients lead to better health? Despite modern medicine’s infatuation with high-tech gadgetry, the single most powerful diagnostic tool is the doctor-patient conversation, which can uncover the lion’s share of illnesses. However, what patients say and what doctors hear are often two vastly different things. Patients, anxious to convey […]

The Patient's Playbook

The Patient’s Playbook

Too many Americans die each year as a result of preventable medical error—mistakes, complications, and misdiagnoses. And many more of us are not receiving the best care possible, even though it’s readily available and we’re entitled to it. The key is knowing how to access it. The Patient’s Playbook is a call to action. It […]

Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

Emerging as a new sub-specialization within the hospitalist community, the neurosurgery hospitalist provides preoperative risk stratification, advises on managing pre- and postoperative complications, and helps doctors make decisions about when to involve specialists other than neurosurgeons. This collaborative approach to the neurosurgery patient has been shown to offer effective care since hospitalists can be better […]

Clinico-Pathologic Manifestations of Iranian Patients with Breast Cancer (Clinical Report)

Clinico-Pathologic Manifestations of Iranian Patients with Breast Cancer (Clinical Report)

Byline: Hamid Attarian – Email: [email protected], Asghar Pirzadeh, Hamid Rezvani, Fatemeh Esfahani, Mahdi Tabarrai and Mojtaba Ghadiani Objective: Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and is the second cause of cancer death in female population. The objective was to find out different clinical manifestations and epidemiology of breast cancer among various ethnics […]