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
Invited opinion pieces written by leaders of the hematology community.
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Drs. Clifford Hudis, Robert Carlson, and Roy Silverstein shed light on the importance of finding an approach to the opioid crisis that takes into account the needs of individuals who experience chronic pain as a result of hematologic conditions.
Drs. Andrea Cervi, Artemis Diamantouros, and Madeleine Verhovsek provide commentary on the implications of assigning a "hazardous drug" label to hydroxyurea.
Dr. Belinda Avalos provides an update on how the Standing Committee on Promoting Diversity is advising ASH in its efforts to improve minority recruitment into hematology research and practice in the U.S. and Canada.
Dr. George and Dr. Gullapalli provide a thorough synopsis of the history of Theranos, a medical and technological innovations laboratory company founded by Elizabeth Holmes.
Dr. Alexis Thompson makes a thorough assessment of the latest clinical practice guidelines for sickle cell disease.
Dr. Cynthia Dunbar, Dr. Janis Abkowitz, Dr. Nancy Berliner, and Dr.
Susan Shurin discuss the concerted grassroots effort to nominate women
for ASH awards.
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter discusses the provisions of the bill she sponsored that protects the privacy of patients who undergo genetic testing.
Dr. Barry Coller discusses the concept of the physician as discoverer, highlighting how this model has been eroded by changes in medical education and training and suggesting measures that can be taken to restore it.
As both a part-time hematologist and mother, Dr. Lanie Francis shares advice on achieving success and satisfaction at home and at the office.
Dr. Meir Preis explains how new standards for resident duty hours may affect the organization of inpatient teaching services.
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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