Archives for January 2016

Diagnose this skin lesion with newest Stanford 25 video and topic.

Diagnose this skin lesion with newest Stanford 25 video and topic.

Presenting the first of our dermatology series. Every skin exam starts with a description. Can you accurately describe the below lesion and make the diagnosis? If you need help, visit our newest Stanford 25 page: “The Dermatology Exam: Learning the Language”. (The answer can also be found there.) As promised, the Stanford 25 is expanding

Can you diagnose this rare skin condition?

Can you diagnose this rare skin condition?

Case presentation: A 49 year-old obese man with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and cirrhosis, complicated by hepatorenal syndrome not on dialysis, was admitted for expedited liver transplant workup. On admission, he was found to have the lower extremity skin lesions shown below. He noted that these slowly-enlarging lesions had developed over the past 2 months and were

Medical Errors and Adverse Events from a Missed or Inadequate Physical Exam

Medical Errors and Adverse Events from a Missed or Inadequate Physical Exam

In the last 20 years the knowledge base for a physician has grown exponentially. Meanwhile technological advances, combined with a growing healthcare system and greater demands on the physician have left the need to find more ways to overcome these challenges. The physical exam, once regarded in the medical profession and the litmus test to

Stanford Medicine 25 Launches New Website

The Stanford Medicine 25 is proud to announce the launch of our new website with the new year! Since the start of our website, we’ve had millions of visitors and look forward to improving and adding more content! The new site is now mobile-friendly and share’s more about what we do, including our Stanford 25