Anesthesiology

Milli Vanilli blame anesthesia

Milli Vanilli No Longer Blames It on the Rain, Blames Anesthesia Instead

MUNICH, GERMANY - German R&B group Milli Vanilli is back in the spotlight.  After decades of purporting the theory that we should just "blame it on the rain," Milli Vanilli has reversed course, arguing...
Peakaboo

Anesthesiologist Behind Drape Plays Peakaboo with Surgeon

NORFOLK, VA - Anesthesiologist and master entertainer Thomas Kingston couldn't believe he forgot his handmade puppets for his usual daily puppet show to entertain the operating room (OR) staff.  Thankfully, Kingston is a quick...
doctors lent

What Are Health Care Professionals Giving Up for Lent (By Specialty)?

General Surgeon: Evidence-based medicine.  “Oh, your tummy hurts?  Well, let’s open you up and take a look, shall we?” Emergency Medicine: Dilaudid.  The screams will be deafening. Cardiologist: Stethoscopes.  If you can’t hear heart sounds without...
Hospicillin

FDA Approves Hospicillin for Use in Patients Who are Full Code

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a powerful new palliative care medication called Hospicillin for use in patients who are Full Code when they should really be DNR.  The review...
Warren Beauty Oscars anesthesia

Warren Beatty, La La Land Blame Oscar Best Picture Mix-Up on Anesthesia

HOLLYWOOD, CA - In a stunning and unprecedented finish to the Oscars last night, presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway had announced "La La Land" as winner of Best Picture.  But during the "La La...

Falcons Blame Super Bowl Loss on Anesthesia

HOUSTON, TX - The New England Patriots came back from a 25-point deficit to complete the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, winning 34-28 in overtime (OT) against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl...
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty Wakes Up After Single Dose of Narcan

MEDIEVAL ENGLAND - In a last ditch effort to prevent intubation for airway protection, Sleeping Beauty - also known as Princess Aurora, the daughter of King Stefan and Queen Leah - was given 0.4 mg...

Most Popular Medical Questions of 2016 by State

2016 is complete, and we combed through the data at Google to find out what were the most popular medical questions asked by state (click the map to enlarge): What is New England's obsession with...

Pain Level 0/10 Correlates with GCS 3 and Respiratory Rate 0

MORGANTOWN, WV - Multiple studies have examined the higher end of the pain scale, but there is a dearth of information regarding the achievement of pain 0/10.  So researchers at National Association of Real Charting...
acgme

Anesthesiologist Swallows Pride, Develops Small Bowel Obstruction

TUCSON, AZ – According to local witnesses, Mercy Hospital anesthesiologist Henry Stutzman developed a complete small bowel obstruction hours after swallowing his pride in operating room 7.  The incident began when the orthopedic surgeon on...

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