Thursday, June 24, 2021

Internal Medicine

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Respiratory Therapist Tom Brady Fired for Underinflating ET Tubes

BOSTON, MA – Tom Brady, a veteran respiratory therapist at Foxboro Hospital, was fired yesterday as he was caught by an eyewitness underinflating endotracheal (ET) tubes of ICU patients. "After speaking with our eyewitness and conducting...

Patients Cancel Colonoscopy Due to Diarrhea

BOSTON, MA - Due to a local outbreak of a diarrheal illness that has been short lived, several of our planned colonoscopies have been cancelled this week, a local gastroenterology clinic announced. Mary Beth Olson,...
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American Board of Hospitalists Publishes Guidelines for Orthopaedic Imaging

Hospitalists manage extremely complex disease processes that require intense critical thinking and deep analysis to properly diagnose and treat. Bones, however, are quite straightforward. If they hurt, they may be broken or fractured. If they...

Everyone, We Mean EVERYONE, Bored at Tumor Board

BALTIMORE, MD - With each additional minute that Dr. Parathyrus struggled to log into PACS, the feeling of lethargy in the room became more and more palpable. “Gosh darn it, I think I’m going to...
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Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts for Your Physician/Nurse Dad

Did you forget to buy your doctor or nurse dad a gift for Father’s Day?  Don’t worry, GomerBlog has you covered.  Here’s a last minute gift guide by specialty for all you procrastinators out...
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Placement: A Hospitalist’s Perspective

By Hospitalist Dr. Eric O'Malley Placement.  I like placement.  I like nursing home placement.  I like rehab placement.  I like acute rehab placement.  I like subacute rehab placement.  I like LTAC placement.  So many placements....
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NY/NJ Ebola Algorithm for People with Recent Travel to Africa

* We truly appreciate you risking your life to treat dying people... just stay away from us. * ** Free to leave includes taking mass transportation and bowling. ** *** Please do not lie where you...

Resident Fails Rotation for Forgetting to Place TPN Orders by 10 AM

MIAMI, FL - Mercy Hospital made a decision to fail Dr. Andy Oppenheimer yesterday after he once again forgot to put total parenteral nutrition (TPN) orders in by 10 AM.  The parenteral nutrition patients on his...

1 in 4 Americans Have No Emergency Savings in Their Blood Banks

WASHINGTON, DC - According to a yearly survey by the American Red Cross, more than 25% of Americans in 2014 have no emergency savings in their blood banks.  Of those who do have emergency savings,...

Breaking: Earth’s Inner Core Tests Positive for Coronavirus

LONDON, ENGLAND - Earth's inner core has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Gomerblog reports. This is grave news for those holding hope that coronavirus is seasonal considering temperatures...