Tag: Robert Loeb

  • Loeb’s laws of medicine: they still apply

    I’ve written about this before, but it’s always a good thing to remind ourselves of simple things in medicine. The severe-looking physician pictured above is Robert F. Loeb, long a professor at Columbia University Medical School. He reportedly could be a bit tyrannical to students and residents, but he is credited with formulating a simple…

  • Loeb's laws

    Sometimes we doctors are prone to do too much to our patients, especially in high-tech environments like the PICU. The bewildering array of all the tests and therapies we have can confuse us more than enlighten us. Robert Loeb, a well known physician and medical educator at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia…

  • Loeb’s laws

    Sometimes we doctors are prone to do too much to our patients, especially in high-tech environments like the PICU. The bewildering array of all the tests and therapies we have can confuse us more than enlighten us. Robert Loeb, a well known physician and medical educator at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia…