DDx
DDx
Figure 1
A podcast about how doctors think. Presented by Figure 1, the knowledge-sharing app for healthcare. Learn more at Figure1.com/ddx
When an Infection Isn't an Infection
A routine surgery leads to a puzzling reaction. Is more surgery required, or is it something else? Head to Figure1.com/ddx, where you can find full show notes, photos, and speaker bios.
Jul 8
13 min
Psoriasis and Mental Health (Sponsored)
A common skin condition affects much more than a patient’s skin, and misinformation only exacerbates the stigma. This episode is brought to you by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.  Head to Figure1.com/ddx, where you can find full show notes, photos, and speaker bios.
Jul 1
12 min
Pattern Recognition Can Save a Life
A dermatologist is paged to examine a rare condition. But something doesn’t add up. Head to Figure1.com/ddx, where you can find full show notes, photos, and speaker bios.
Jun 24
11 min
More Than Skin Deep (Sponsored)
While skin findings can sometimes help with a diagnosis, they can also distract from other undiagnosed symptoms. This episode is brought to you by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Head to Figure1.com/ddx, where you can find full show notes, photos, and speaker bios.
Jun 17
9 min
Rash Decision
What do you do when faced with a set of symptoms that has two contradictory courses of treatment? Head to Figure1.com/ddx, where you can find full show notes, photos, and speaker bios.
Jun 10
9 min
Why Skin Color Matters
Unconscious bias can run so deep that patients and doctors alike can miss a potentially fatal diagnosis. Head to Figure1.com/ddx, where you can find full show notes, photos, and speaker bios.
Jun 3
8 min
Scratching the Surface (Sponsored)
A patient presents with fever, swollen digits, and skin "the color of a red delicious apple." She’s been scratching so hard that she’s bleeding through her shirt. What’s going on? This episode is brought to you by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.  Head to Figure1.com/ddx, where you can find full show notes, photos, and speaker bios.
May 29
9 min
Sudoku seizures
As DDx gets ready to launch season two, we're re-releasing our first season. A young man’s near-death experience results in a very puzzling diagnosis on the season finale of DDx. For related photos, medical cases and links to pertinent research, visit Figure1.com/ddx.
Dec 19, 2019
10 min
The Source of the Bleed
As DDx gets ready to launch season two, we're re-releasing our first season. A patient with an acute subdural hematoma presents with no sign of head trauma. The search for an answer almost overlooks an obvious question. For related photos, medical cases and links to pertinent research, visit Figure1.com/ddx.
Dec 17, 2019
12 min
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