Friday, August 7, 2020
cdc

CDC Official: I Want You to Think Really Hard as You Personally Battle Ebola

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Hi.  I work for the CDC and I was assigned to your case I traveled from Atlanta as soon as I heard the news.  I was watching CNN.  They're based in Atlanta too, haha! In...

Commentary: Percocet Doesn’t Work for Me Because It Has Tylenol, and Tylenol Doesn’t Help...

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Thanks but no thanks.  Percocet (oxycodone/acetaminophen) doesn’t work for me.  Why?  Isn’t it obvious?  You’re the one with the medical degree and you don’t even know?  Well let me explain it to you.  Percocet...

Nurses Have Stethoscopes: What Do You Think?

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The philosophical TV show, The View, recently discussed the recent Miss America pageant. Two of the hosts were very critical of Miss Colorado with comments such as: Why is she wearing a "nurse's uniform?"...

ICD-10 Codes Are Out: What Do You Think?

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ICD-10 codes are out.  It contains over 14,400 codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, special circumstances, and external causes of injury or diseases.  We asked around the hospital to see what...

VA Secretary Says Disney Doesn’t Measure Wait Times, So VA Shouldn’t Either: What Do...

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Robert McDonald, the Veterans Affairs Secretary, recently compared VA wait times to Disney wait times, saying that Disney doesn't use wait times as a measure of success so why should the VA.  Good point,...
crying hospital

Will I Cry During This Admission?

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The hospital can be a scary place, even to frequent fliers.  With so much uncertainty about what to expect, it would be nice to have a guide to help identify risk factors for distress...

Vaccines Cause Children to Love Minecraft

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It really couldn’t be more obvious, just look around.  We NEVER saw a child playing Minecraft when I was growing up, never.  Now it’s everywhere.  What is also happening?  The mass-vaccination of our precious...

Opinion: Like Michigan Leaders, I Also Prefer My Water Corrosive and Full of Lead

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I’m sure you’re reading about the Flint water crisis and thinking the same thing as me: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the state’s Department of Environmental Quality, and other government officials are true heroes! BRAVO!!!...
hospital administrators

Commentary: Hospital Administrator Wants You to Have Some Priorities

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Good morning, Dr Sri-Sheshadariprativadibayankaram.  Thanks for taking a moment out of your busy hospitalist day to stop by my office as I had requested.  Have a seat.  Yes, that's a gold-plated chair, thanks!  I used...
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