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Breaking: Nurse Successfully Resuscitates CPR Dummy Back to Human Life

NEW ORLEANS, LA - In some incredible news, critical care nurse Margie Casamento at Tulane Medical Center became the first health care practitioner to successful resuscitate a CPR dummy (or CPR manikin) back to human life....
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Breaking: Ativan is the Best Medicine, Laughter Falls to Sixth

BOSTON, MA - Is laughter the best medicine?  Not any more.  According to a new poll of physicians and other medical providers published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Ativan is the best medicine with laughter falling...
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Joint Commission Releases New Hunger Pain Scale

CHICAGO, IL - Gomerblog has just received word, in fact several words, that the Joint Commission will put forth a new hunger pain scale.  This comes as the Joint Commission acknowledges that hunger pain is...
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2016 Updated Laws of the House of God

If you haven't read The House of God yet and you are in medicine, stop reading our blog and go read it.  It really should be a prerequisite to medical school.  If you have...
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Medical Student Essays – Trying to Get Out of Military Service

I just want to help medical students who have taken an HPSP scholarship to write a better letter to military program directors as to why they are unable to come on active duty and...

Female Doctors Now Required to Show ID During Flight Emergencies

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Airlines announced that "all female physicians will need to show identification during an in-flight emergency."  They are coming off of their latest controversy where a flight attendant wouldn't believe a female African-American...
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ERAS Letter of Recommendation [And What We Really Think]

It's that time of year for ERAS applications and medical student recommendations.  Let GomerBlog break it down for you by reviewing a typical letter.  (Spoiler: It’s not good!) September 2016 RE: shit, what was her name? AAMC...

Entire Hospital Placed in Isolation Gown for Infection Control

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY – In a bold initiative spearheaded by the infectious disease physicians at Mercy Medical Center, the entire hospital will be wrapped in a giant isolation gown in the ongoing effort to...

Apple to Introduce New Surgical Gown 7 with No Sleeves

CUPERTINO, CA - Apple Medical just announced their new line of OR gear for the new year: iSurgicalGown 7.  This new line takes a sharp turn from their old model by the elimination of sleeves.  "This...

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