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BrainWaves #155 Teaching through clinical cases: Handed the diagnosis

MedLink Neurology Podcast is delighted to feature selected episodes from BrainWaves, courtesy of James E Siegler MD, its originator and host. BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology, medicine, and the humanities, and episodes originally aired from 2016 to 2021.

Originally released: January 23, 2020

In a patient with isolated, progressive hand numbness and weakness, there is much to be learned about the clinical exam. Often, it’s all you need. Dr. Aakriti Kothiwal of Cooper University Hospital presents this week's clinical case and helps localize the lesion.

Produced by James E Siegler and Aakriti Kothiwal. Music courtesy of Jazzar, Lee Rosevere, and Loyalty Freak Music. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision-making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.


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