1Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore;2Department of Medicine, National University Health System, Singapore;3Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California;4Medical Service, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California;5Department of Internal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore;6Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore;7Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.
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The approach to clinical conundrums by an expert clinician is revealed through the presentation of an actual patient's case in an approach typical of a morning report. Similarly to patient care, sequential pieces of information are provided to the clinician, who is unfamiliar with the case. The focus is on the thought processes of both the clinical team caring for the patient and the discussant.Symbol This icon represents the patient's case. Each paragraph that follows represents the discussant's thoughts