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Annals Graphic Medicine - The "Problem" List

Laugh (or cry?) as what starts as a simple issue evolves into a complex medical problem list.

Use this feature to:

  • Consider whether there is truth to what the cartoon depicts.
  • What drives our medical system's desire to label everything? What practices can help to prevent needless labeling and inappropriate treatment of patients?
  • How might this cartoon relate to the use of inappropriate?

Annals of Internal Medicine is the premier internal medicine academic journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It is one of the most widely cited and influential specialty medical journals in the world.

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