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Study: The Most Effective Cough Suppressant is an Endotracheal Tube

BOSTON, MA - Cough drops for a cough?  Not so fast.  An illuminating new multicenter, randomized-controlled, quintuple-blinded study in the New England Journal of Medical Management (NEJMM) states that compared to other antitussive agents,...

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...

Product Review: Heartbeats by Dr. Dre Stethoscopes

Pros / The bass on these Heartbeats by Dr. Dre stethoscopes are SICK!  Besides, who wouldn't want a bluetooth stethoscope blessed by Dr. Dre? Cons / You can't actually use these stethoscopes as headphones. The One Liner / Despite...
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How Many Different Hats Can a Medical Provider Wear?

It's not uncommon in modern medicine for any given health care provider, whether it's a nurse, PA, or doctor, to have multiple roles or wear multiple hats: a clinical hat, an administrative hat, etc....
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A Primer to How We All Consult One Another

Does your patient need help but you're just not sure who to consult for help? This GomerBlog primer is here to break things down and ensure your patient receives the absolute best care possible. Does...
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Regional Anesthesia Blamed for 20 Minute Case Delay Despite GYN Intern Taking Over 1...

SAVANNAH, GA - It is reported yesterday that an anesthesiologist, while working with an anesthesia resident, delayed an operating room by taking an inappropriate amount of time to perform a nerve block prior to...

Fancy Medical Terms and What They Really Mean

Doctors and Nurses use fancy words to communicate and sound smart before patients, families and each other. Having spent most of his adult life in the hospital, Livin La Vida Locum MD shares the...

Patient Can’t Pronounce Metoprolol, Electively Intubated

RICHMOND, VA - Patient Mary Andrews, a 52-year-old female with atrial fibrillation tried to pronounce the beta blocker “metoprolol” earlier this morning.  She found herself stuck on the second syllable.  Thanks to her nurse...
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Worst Pick-Up Lines by Medical Subspecialty

GomerBlog did some research on a hot and steamy topic: What are the worst pick-up lines by subspecialty?  Here goes! Allergy “I like it when you can’t breathe.” Anesthesiology “I’d love to rescue your airway.” Bariatric Surgery “Come on, I...

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