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The Doctor Will Saw You Now

"While the staff was frantically searching for a suitable instrument, a rusty hacksaw was found in a storage closet."

Surgeons Who Can’t Perform Open Surgery

"There may be a movement afoot to start a Fundamentals of Open Surgery course. What is going on here? Do we really need to have a separate course to teach residents open surgery? Isn't that what a 'residency' is supposed to do?"

Alternative Medicine Docs Confused About Oxygen

"How about we just take our oxygen the old-fashioned way—normal breaths and never intravenously?"

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"Before submitting any paper to an open access journal, authors should be sure they understand the fee structure and check Beall's list of predatory publishers, which has recently been updated and expanded."

Wisconsin Bill: Cameras in the OR

"It is understandable that a family would want to do something positive in memory of their loved one, but is this proposed law the way to go?"

Do OR Checklists Improve Outcomes?

"Before you go off on me, I will remind you that I do not oppose checklists, and most things we do in medicine are not based on Class 1 evidence. "


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The Doctor Will Saw You Now

"While the staff was frantically searching for a suitable instrument, a rusty hacksaw was found in a storage closet."

Surgeons Who Can’t Perform Open Surgery

"There may be a movement afoot to start a Fundamentals of Open Surgery course. What is going on here? Do we really need to have a separate course to teach residents open surgery? Isn't that what a 'residency' is supposed to do?"

Alternative Medicine Docs Confused About Oxygen

"How about we just take our oxygen the old-fashioned way—normal breaths and never intravenously?"

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