Sunday, June 13, 2021

Pediatrics

Pediatrician About to Call Surgery to Lay Hands on Another Punky-Looking Kiddo

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2AM, KNOXVILLE, TN - According to seventh floor pediatrics ward sources, local pediatrician and hospitalist Dr. Jerry Dirkins is about to call for another surgery consult on a patient who looks a little "punky"...
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AAP Announces New Screening Tool for Resident Developmental Delays

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has responded to a request from the American Medical Association (AMA) and constructed a new screening tool for recognition what the AMA designated as “residency developmental...
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Local Pediatric Clinic Finds It Can Cut Visit Time Down by Skipping All Those...

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With insurance company reimbursements plummeting like doctors jumping off five story parking complexes, appointments must be at least 35% shorter. A local innovative practice is leading the way with 3.5 minute appointments. The solution?...
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Tips: How to Perform a Spinal Tap on a Moving Train

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I have to admit: spinal taps (lumbar punctures) are not one of my favorite procedures to perform.  I’m fairly certain our patients don’t enjoy them either.  Now imagine performing the procedure on a high-speed...