Diagnose this skin lesion with newest Stanford 25 video and topic
January 27, 2016
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 beyond just 25 topics on our website. (But we’ll still be called “25”). We want to share all these topics that we teach at Stanford with you! This is just the beginning. Next, we have two more dermatology pages coming. All four of our new dermatology videos can be found on our YouTube Channel. Two of them are found below.
Can you differentiate between spasticity versus rigidity? This is our first video release from our 2015 Stanford 25 Skills Symposium. This video is a part of a larger group of videos that were created during the symposium. In this short excerpt, Dr. Steve McGee talks about the approach to differentiating spasticity versus rigidity at the bedside.
We teach bedside medicine. We emphasize the importance of the physical exam and how it can help care for your patient and also create an environment where the person you are caring for develops trust. We have taught this now for over 6 years (when the Stanford Medicine 25 was first created). But sometimes it’s important to ask why. In a recent blog post, “Will the Healing Touch Go Out the Door With the Stethoscope?”, we look at the how some think that ultrasound is replacing any need for a stethoscope...
A 78 year old man with no significant past medical history presents to his primary care physician with 4 days of right shoulder pain. The pain is located over the acromioclavicular joint. The pain is worse at night with lying down and associated with shortness of breath. He states that the pain is better during the day. He is an avid ping pong player and does not have pain or shortness of breath with playing ping pong...