Monday, February 8, 2021

Radiology

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Road to the Final Four Best Lifestyle Medical Specialties

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INDIANA - After another exciting and grueling March Madness Hospital Edition, with some upsets and bracket busters, the Final Four Medical Specialties with the Best Lifestyle have been determined.  Once again the solid #1...
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Charting is Independent Risk Factor for DVT and PE, Study Finds

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ROCHESTER, MN - Recognizing it is a form of immobilization in which health care professionals are unable to move around much, a study newly published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that charting and documentation in an...

Radiologist Drafted Into Direct Patient Care, Forced to Perform Own Clinical Correlation

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San Diego, CA – When Dr. Tyler Bachon started his radiology residency, he thought clinical correlation would only be a phrase he added to reports as a means of putting the onus...
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Physician Foreplay 101: How to Seduce Your Doctor

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Seduce any doctor by using valuable information about his or her specialty to ensure total success in the bedroom. Emergency Medicine Go skydiving to get the adrenaline going.  Speed home.  Once there, run upstairs and cut...
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TSA Takes Wrist X-Rays for Poorly-Insured Passenger

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NEW YORK, NY - Shocked at the out-of-pocket costs he was incurring for the care of his recent wrist fracture, New York area resident Brian Slatkin scoured the internet for the cheapest airline ticket...
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Video Game Review: Doc(ument) Hunt

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Pros / Doc(ument) Hunt is a fun follow-up to Nintendo's Duck Hunt that allows medical providers to channel their rage against paperwork by shooting up flying charts. Cons / The fun wears off quickly as you're overwhelmed...
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New Species of Radiologist Discovered in Hospital Sub-Basement

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CLEVELAND, OH - A routine Joint Commission review made a surprising discovery in the sub-basement of Eastern Preserve University Hospital last month.  Hidden among the dark recesses of the hospital catacombs were creatures that...

Medical Student Disappears in Search of Mysterious Codman Triangle

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arun Matthews, a 3rd year medical student has been reported missing from his third floor library cubicle since the early hours of yesterday. According to his peers, he was last seen...
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Pilot Makes Passengers NPO After Midnight for Flight Tomorrow

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ATLANTA, GA - In an effort to minimize the risk of aspiration during tomorrow's three-hour East coast flight from Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to Boston's Logan International Airport, JetBlue Pilot Mickey Albright has made all 189...

New ABCs of Emergency Medicine, “Airway, Breathing, CT Scan, Disposition”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - New practice-changing guidelines for resuscitation in the emergency department were released just ahead of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) meeting this year.  Dr. Kahn Sult-Freely, ACEP’s new-acting President, made the...