The Art of Medicine: Taking a Military History

This article was prepared by the authors above in his/her personal capacity. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Connecticut Healthcare System or the United States government. Title: The Forgotten Question: Taking a Military History Authors: Meredith Bertrand, NP1 Eugenia Betz, MD1,2 Alice Grant, NP1 Leila Haghighat, MD1,2 Janet Ku, NP1 Sumit R. Kumar, MD1,2 Mona Lalehzari, MD1,2 Benjamin Y. Lu, MD1,2 J. Nicholas Pumilia, MD1,2 Jonathan Stock, MD1,2 Anna Reisman, MD1,2,3 1.     VA Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education, West Haven Veterans Affairs Hospital, West Haven, CT 2.     Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 3.     Program for Humanities in Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.
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Publication date: Available online 18 July 2018Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Jeffrey Graham, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Toni K. Choueiri, Daniel Y.C. Heng, on behalf of the International mRCC Database Consortium
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BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic stress disorder  (PTSD) is one of the major psychological disorders developed after burn injuries, though this subject of burn injuries and their destructive chronic psychological impact are not considered as thoughtfully in deve...
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Societal exposure to large fires has been increasing in recent years. Estimating the expected fire activity a few months in advance would allow reducing environmental and socio-economic impacts through short-term adaptation and response to climate variabil...
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Roche's hopes of clinching more of the lung cancer treatment market with its Tecentriq immunotherapy had a major setback on Thursday, when a trial failed to deliver survival data the Swiss drugmaker needs to challenge rival Merck.
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