1General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina;2General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina;3Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan;4Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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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.