Archives for January 2014

Dr. Neil Gesundheit Teaches the Thyroid Exam this Week

Thank to our endocrine specialist, Dr. Neil Gesundheit, for leading our Stanford Medicine 25 session this week on the thyroid exam! Read below to learn some tips about the thyroid exam directly from Dr. Gesundheit. Be sure to visit our thyroid page to learn more. Thyroid exam tips from Dr. Gesundheit: (1) Position the patient

Lymph Node and Spleen Exam with Dr. Beth Martin

Dr. Beth Martin led this week’s Stanford 25 session by teaching our residents how she exams for enlarged lymph nodes and an enlarged spleen. Thank you to our wonderful Stanford/Palo Alto VA hematologist/oncologist, Dr. Martin! We asked Dr. Martin for a few tips on the lymph node exam. Here’s what she said: “Gowning is essential