Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Caregivers, Transitions, and a Chronic Disease Model

Diagnoses of hematologic malignancies are less common than solid tumor diagnoses, but several advances over the last decade have led to improved survival for...

Letter From a Cleveland Jail to the ABIM: Redux

Dear American Board of Internal Medicine, Remember me? I’m the guy who sent those other letters to you over the past couple of years, in...

Managing the Diabetic Patient: The Endocrinologist’s Perspective

Where do the areas of hematology and endocrinology intersect in diabetes management? I have found that, in order to do the endocrinology work that I...

What Can We Do? The Scope of APP Practice Patterns

As I opened the door to the exam room one sunny morning in Cleveland, Ohio, a patient stood to greet me. “Congratulations, you’re finally a...

A New Year, A New Set of Resolutions

It's the dawn of a new year, and I’m sure this is one of many columns in many different publications you will read in...

Belonging to a Club That Would Have Me as a Member

Even though I had practiced my oral presentation a bunch of times, I still cringed when the session moderator announced the abstract number, title,...

Managing Atrial Fibrillation: The Cardiologist’s Perspective

Dr. Flaker is also a member of the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC’s) Anticoagulation Initiative Work Group – a multidisciplinary quality effort to address...

What Should You Call Us?

Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and physician’s assistants (PAs) are like most hematologic cancers and blood disorders: heterogeneous in presentation....

The Debate on IVC Filters

To The Editor: I offer my views in response to the debate on IVC filters. Numerous papers have been published with varying degrees of scientific...

A New ASH Publication Dawns

Welcome to the first edition of ASH Clinical News magazine! This new, monthly publication from the American Society of Hematology arose in response to the...
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Current Issue

March 2019, Volume 5, Issue 4

This issue features a look at the misconceptions about travel-associated blood clots, the treatment of young patients with myeloma, and more.