Friday, April 8, 2022

Radiology

Fancy Medical Terms and What They Really Mean

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Nurses and doctors 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, M.D. shares the...
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Worst Pick-Up Lines by Medical Subspecialty

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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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Radiologists Jubilate: ‘Stable Exam’ Added to Radiodiagnostic Codes

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In what many radiologists are dubbing 'the greatest advance in radiology since the CT scanner', the American Society of Radiology added 'stable exam' to the list of acceptable codes. Dr. Reddy A. Shun has been...

Daredevil Patient on Bed Jumps Through Ring of Fire

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LAS VEGAS, NV - Patient Brian McDowell put on a show for the ages, as he became the first patient on a hospital bed to successfully leap through a ring of fire unscathed.  Performed during...

Epidemic of “Tennis Elbow” Hits Radiologists Everywhere

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The increase in cases of an overuse injury called lateral epicondylitis, known more commonly amongst AARP members as "tennis elbow," has seen a rise in radiology residents over the past few years, according to...
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Diagnostic Radiology Residents Rejoice: Specialty Name Changed to Suspicious Radiology

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TUCSON, AZ - In a move a long time in the making, the ABR (American Board of Radiology) has officially changed their name from “Diagnostic Radiology” to “Suspicious Radiology.”  Residents, attendings, and medical students...
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July Intern Really Excited to Cause His Very First Pneumothorax

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ATLANTA, GA - Sometimes getting thrown into the fire is the best way to learn.  At least that's what July intern Timothy McDuffy thinks.  Less than 24 hours into his first day as a...

23 Million Americans Watch Royal Wedding, No Decline In Patient Care Among ROAD Docs...

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With the estimation that 23 million Americans had their eyes glued to the television to watch the royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, Gomerblog set out to study how this impacted patient...

Area Radiologist Squirms When Flight Attendant Asks If ‘Anyone Onboard is a Doctor’ on...

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Dr. Stan Lee’s flight from Boston to Paris became decidedly less comfortable when a frantic call came over the PA system looking for urgent medical assistance in the seventh row.  Lee, a community diagnostic...
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Video Game Review: Doc(ument) Hunt

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Pros / Doc(ument) Hunt is a fun follow-up to Nintendo's Duck Hunt that allows medical providers to channel their rage against paperwork by shooting up flying charts. Cons / The fun wears off quickly as you're overwhelmed...