Tag Archives: Medicine

Members Move Medicine: A compassionate agent of change – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: Nigel Girgrah, MD, a transplant hepatologist and medical director of the Ochsner Health System Multi-Organ Transplant Institute. AMA member since: 2018. What inspired… Read More »

Psychiatrist: My Medicine Raised Our Patient’s Blood Sugar, Can You Help? PCP: That’s a Dump!

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD If my hypertensive patient develops orthostatism and falls and breaks her hip, I fully expect the orthopedic surgeon on call to treat her. I may kick myself that this happened but I’m not qualified to treat a broken hip. If my anticoagulated patient hits his head and suffers a subdural hematoma,… Read More »

As Deep Learning Comes For Medicine How Do We Work Around Its Brittleness? – Forbes

Getty Images. Getty Deep learning is revolutionizing medicine. Algorithms are increasingly doing everything from triaging medical imagery to predicting treatment outcomes. Yet as hospitals undergo the same AI revolution affecting other fields, the dangers of AI bias and errors and the life-or-death consequences of medicine lends unique risk to these experiments, suggesting caution. One of… Read More »

How to bring preprints to charged field of medicine – Nature.com

NEWS 06 June 2019 MedRxiv launches with beefed up screening processes to allay concerns about risks of publishing unvetted clinical research. Holly Else Search for this author in: The founders of the popular biology preprint server bioRxiv have launched a repository on which medical scientists can share their results before peer review. BioRxiv’s success prompted… Read More »