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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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Hospital Opens Smoker’s Lounge for Patients

CHICAGO, IL - Lord Have Mercy Hospital has taken patient satisfaction to a whole new level by recently opening a “Smoker’s Lounge” for its chain smokers.  It is already gaining huge popularity among the...
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Memes, Memes, and More Medical Memes

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Map My Couch App Released in Response to Map My Run App

In response to the numerous “Map my run” and other workout posts that inundate newsfeeds on Facebook, a psychology group out of Houston TX decided to create a “Map my couch” app. “I was getting...
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Amazing Respiratory Therapist Performs ABG with One Hand, Drinks Coffee with Other

ATLANTA, GA - In a dazzling display of true skill, Georgia Medical Center respiratory therapist (RT) Chris Gilbert not only managed to obtain an ABG from a difficult stick and critically-ill ICU patient this...
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Gary Cozine & The Laryngospasms!

We here at GomerBlog love Gary Cozine & The Laryngospasms! What started as a party gag for fellow anesthetists led to a career as an entertainer and producer for CRNA Gary Cozine.  He performs at...
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Study: Dilaudid Administration Directly Correlates with High Patient Satisfaction; Narcan Not So Much

BOSTON, MA - As many doctors and nurses have discovered the hard way, a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine elucidated the seemingly perfect linear relationship with Dilaudid administration and...

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