Joanna Iskowitz, MD
New Hempstead Pediatrics
Good diagnostic skills are key for any doctor, and the road to becoming a good diagnostician continues long after residency. That's why I like Consultant for Pediatricians
. Its content is useful for improving in that area. “DermClinic” is a photo quiz whose case studies give the facts, letting readers think about the answer before revealing the explanation. “What's Your Diagnosis,” another photo-based section, presents scenarios I don't see every day. “Photoclinic” tests readers' radiographic diagnostic skills. Sometimes the cases are unusual and the chances of encountering them in practice are slim. Other times, the cases present common features of everyday medicine. CFP
keeps you thinking and covers topics the primary care physician needs to be aware of.