How would anyone feel if half of everything they learned turned out to be wrong? Early in my medical career, a mentor relayed a similar age-old sentiment.
“One-half of everything you learn in medical school will turn out to be wrong. You just have to be smart enough to figure out which half.”
I’d like to assert that modern technology has made this statement obsolete. The pace of scientific advancement blended with medical practice gives the physician of today a wealth of tools and information never before available.
The cornerstone of history taking and physical exam has never been more