Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Impatient Practicum

In his April 2017 Editor’s Corner, Editor-in-Chief Mikkael Sekeres issued his annual missive to the American Board of Internal Medicine (“Letter from a Cleveland...

Contract Research Agonizations

After years spent as an investigator on countless hematology and cancer clinical trials, all initiated with the noble intent of improving my patients’ lives...

Bleeding Risk in a Pregnant Patient with Factor XI Deficiency

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about pregnant 38-year-old female patient with factor XI deficiency. Disclaimer: ASH does not recommend...

Molecular Stamp Collecting

The great experimental physicist Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) provocatively claimed, “All science is either physics … or stamp collecting.” Lord Rutherford intended his cocky quip as...

Prescribing options in the case of anticoagulation failure in deep vein thrombosis

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about a patient's prescribing options for failed anticoagulation in a case of deep vein...

Letter From a Cleveland Jail to the ABIM: Patient Practicum

Dear American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM): Writing to you, as usual, from behind the bars of emotional turmoil, political dissonance, and unresolved neuroses regarding...

Severe macrocytic anemia in a patient with CMML-1

Here's how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about the management of severe macrocytic anemia in a 73-year-old male patient with chronic...

Not-So-NICE One

In December 2016, we published an Online Exclusive item reporting on the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) review of...

Learning to Love Your Genome

The daily circus of recent world events has left me wondering whether it is truly plausible that I share a genome with the other...

Another Clinical Research Secret

In the December 2016 Editor’s Corner (“So You Say You Want to Be a Clinical Researcher?”), Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, MS, offered advice for...
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May 2017, Volume 3, Issue 6

This issue discusses the legacy of Agent Orange and hematologic malignancies, a debate over transplant in myelodysplastic syndromes, and more.