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New research was presented at SCCM 2015, the Annual Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, from January 17 to 23 in Phoenix. The fe...

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Should You Wear a Hazmat Suit When Operating an Elevator?

Should You Wear a Hazmat Suit When Operating an Elevator? | Articles, Blog Feature, Medical Blog, Opinion Article, Pop-Up on Article, Skeptical Scalpel

"It may surprise you to learn that most of the bacteria found on elevator buttons and restroom surfaces can also normally be found ON YOUR HANDS!"

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Hello Darkness My Old Friend

Hello Darkness My Old Friend | Bruce Davis - Blog, Cardiology, Career Concerns, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Medical Blog, Oncology, Pop-Up on Article, Surgery

"Somehow my worth as a person has gotten all mixed up with my worth as a surgeon. There seems no separation or balance anymore."

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Doctors Make Mistakes – Video

Doctors Make Mistakes - Video | Business of Medicine, Cardiology, eMedia, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Primary Care, Surgery, Video/Webcast

Every doctor makes mistakes. But, says physician Brian Goldman, medicine's culture of denial (and shame) keeps doctors from ever talking about those mistakes, or using them to learn and improve. Source: TED ...

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