Is Hematology Having an Identity Crisis?
Drs. Naik and Lee discuss the recent hematology workforce study and its significance for the field.
Diagnostic Algorithm Reduces the Need for Radiation Exposure to Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnant Women
Dr. Linkins looks at using algorithms based on clinical prediction rules and blood testing for D-dimer level to diagnose pulmonary embolism (PE), thus reducing the need for
Take this Image Challenge from Drs. Shomali, Fernandez-Pol, and Gotlib to test treatment and management of a middle-aged man with spur cell anemia.
Take this Image Challenge from Drs. Asif, Parker, and Aldarweesh to test the diagnosis of an elderly woman with thrombocytopenia status post-partial gastrectomy.
Take this image challenge from Drs. Kaumeyer, Arber, and Venkataraman featuring an older man with cytopenias after treatment of a previously diagnosed hematologic malignancy. Ancillary studies including molecular testing were needed to arrive at the diagnosis.
Take this Image Challenge by Drs. Shiraz Fiday and Geoffrey Wool to learn the diagnosis of a 73-year-old woman with hemolytic anemia.
Take this Image Challenge by Dr. Lyndsey Runaas and Dr. Steven Kroft to determine the diagnosis for a 34-year-old woman with new visual field defects.
In this Image Challenge, Dr. Venkataraman and Dr. Sir Philip look at a 65-year-old patient with syncope and mild hepatosplenomegaly whose blood count results prompted a bone marrow biopsy. Take a look at the bone marrow biopsy and blood smear to determine the diagnosis.
In this Image Challenge, Dr. Li and Dr. Kim present two peripheral blood smears and a bone marrow biopsy you can use to determine the cause of a patient's neutropenia.
Dr. Parker and Dr. Venkataraman present an image challenge that looks at the diagnosis of a man with hyperleukocytosis and massive splenomegaly.
Take this image challenge to determine the diagnosis for a 65-year-old man who presented to clinic with one week of recurrent fevers, chills and severe headaches.
Take the image challenge to determine the diagnosis for a woman with hypergammaglobulinemia and diffuse lymphadenopathy.
September-October 2019Volume 16, Issue 5
A new Compendium providing updated clinical information to "Ask the Hematologist" articles published in The Hematologist from 2010 to 2015 is now available.
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