1Division of Clinical Nephrology and Rheumatology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan;2Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois;3Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois;4Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan;5Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, 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. Similar 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.