Unfortunately, medicine is not an exact science. As amazing as modern technology is, it’s not foolproof. Sometimes you end up chasing lab values to no end. Scans can detect artifacts as well as bona fide lesions. You try to put the pieces of the puzzle together as best you can. more»
The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine is an online journal fostering discussion about the culture of medicine, medical care, and experiences of illness. Interested readers can access a list of editorial board members and regular contributors here.