Stanford Medicine 25
Promoting the Culture of Bedside Medicine
We teach and promote bedside exam skills to students, residents and healthcare professionals both in person and online.
For the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient. - Peabody
The Stanford Medicine 25 blog hosts cases, stories and announcements from our team. Below is an overview of our most recents posts.
Abraham Verghese and fellow Department of Medicine faculty Nigam Shah and Robert Harrington have authored an opinion piece on humanism and artificial intelligence which insists that “the two cultures – computer and the physician – must work together.”…
Some older patients with dizziness undergo thousands of dollars of tests that often turn up nothing. Others are told it’s just a part of aging. But with the most common kind of vertigo, there’s actually an easy fix.
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has a sensitivity and specificity for pleural effusions of 93% and out performs chest x-ray in detecting and characterizing pleural effusions. Using POCUS physicians are able to detect as little as 5ml of pleural fluid.
Physician burnout is a very real job hazard. However, according to a 2016 article in Consumer Affairs, “being present and mindful” with patients may be able to prevent burnout.
- Gait Abnormalities
- Fundoscopic Exam
- Ankle Brachial Index
- Cerebellar Exam
- Hand Exam
- Lymph Node Exam
- Cardiac Second Sounds
- Pulsus Paradoxus and Blood Pressure Measurement Techniques
- Neck Veins & Wave Forms
- Precordial Movements in the Cardiac Exam
- Pulmonary Exam: Percussion & Inspection
- Examination of the Spleen
- Examination of the Liver
- Liver Disease, Head to Foot
- Ascites & Venous Patterns
- Examination of the Tongue
- Thyroid Exam
- Low Back Exam, Approach to
- Hip Region Exam, Approach to
- Knee Exam
- Shoulder Exam
- Deep Tendon Reflexes
- Pupillary Responses
- Involuntary Movements
- Internal Capsule Stroke
- Dermatology Exam: Learning the Language
- Dermatology Exam: Nevi (Mole) Exam
- Dermatology Exam: Acne vs. Rosacea
- Bedside Ultrasound
- Pelvic Exam
- Rectal Exam