Month: September 2018

Some Basic Information About the HLA-B27 Lab Test

What is the HLA-B27 Test: The human leukocyte antigen B27 blood test is also known as the HLA-B27 test. The HLA-B27 test is used to identify a specific protein on your white blood cells that can be a sign of autoimmune disease. This test is one step in the process of diagnosing a potential autoimmune

What You Must Know About Breaking Bad News to Patients

As a physician, one of the challenges you might have frequently encountered is the uncomfortable task of breaking bad news. Formal medical education does not sufficiently offer practical steps on dealing with the emotionally challenging aspects of informing patients about a saddening piece of news. Bad news is often associated with uncertainty and an extremely