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Are Most Patients with Fibromyalgia Misdiagnosed?

Recent studies have suggested that most people who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia by physicians may not actually have the condition. A new Arthritis Care & Research study found that overall agreement between clinicians’ diagnosis of fibromyalgia and diagnosis by published criteria is only fair. For the study, 497 patients visiting a rheumatology clinic completed a health… Read More »

Activity monitors measure step counts for surgery patients

Patients wearing Fitbit devices were able to measure step count after major surgery, improving clinical assessment of daily ambulation and helping to predict their length of hospital stay. A prospective cohort study of 100 patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, published in JAMA Network Open, found that for every 100 steps taken by post-operative participants they… Read More »

Radiology Firing Line | Meet the Patients

By SAURABH JHA  Should Radiologists talk with Patients? In this episode of Radiology Firing Line Podcast, Ian Amber MD, assistant professor of radiology at Georgetown University advocates for patient interaction. Listen to our conversation here. Saurabh Jha is a contributing editor to THCB and host of Radiology Firing Line Podcast of the Journal of American… Read More »