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liposuction-lipo-surgery

Lipo Blunders, Yet a 4-Star Doc Rating | Medical Blog

“My specialty that I love to do is the Brazilian butt lift. I'm known to be very aggressive when it comes to liposuction.” - Dr. Omulepu

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kids-children

Child Abuse Awareness Month: Fighting the Monster Under the Bed | Medical Blog

"As healthcare professionals we are bound by duty to report suspected cases and help these kids. But even the medical community often fails in this regard."

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crime-scene-investigation

Healthcare CSI: Our Patients the Victims | Medical Blog

The crime scene is the US healthcare system scattered in clinics, private practices, and hospitals throughout the country. The system lies in tatters on the ground with

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curbside-consult-doctor-talking

Liability FAQs: “Curbside consult—an established physician-patient relationship?” | Medical Blog

Dr. MedLaw answers pressing questions about when someone legally becomes a physician's patient.

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Double-Booking-Operations-feature-image

A New View Debates Antibiotics for Appendicitis | Medical Blog

Here’s what Jane E. Brody, New York Times Personal Health columnist, had to say about surgeons who think appendicitis should be treated with an operation. “This is

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EMR

EMR notes: Copy and paste, done in haste, what a waste | Medical Blog

"It doesn’t matter what is written in a chart unless something goes wrong."

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marine-army

Semper Fidelis, Again | Medical Blog

When he was 23 years old, he’d wanted to die. It was 2005. He was a Marine, a Corporal, and was lying alone in a hospital bed

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gavel-malpractice

Medical Malpractice: Documenting 101 | Medical Blog

"Documentation is a perfect example of the Goldilocks Rule: There can be too much or too little, but then there is the amount that is just right."

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pills-tv-fad

Fad Medicine: What Have Your Patients Tried? | Medical Blog

"Science is well researched, yet, it often seems patients rather take their medical advice from celebrities than the medical experts."

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AHA2015-Feature

Florida teen impersonates a doctor…again | Medical Blog

"The lad isn't merely a PhD. He says he has a Psy D, an MD, and the following degrees: HHP-C and AMP-C. Both Google and I don't know what those two stand for."

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curmudgeon

Doctor Curmudgeon®: Patient Entitlementiasis with Insurance | Medical Blog

"I do remember my parents having insurance and I remember them paying what the insurance did not cover. It was so simple then."

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plaque-honor-award

First Black Female Physician in the US honored by alma mater | Medical Blog

As the Civil War raged in 1864, Rebecca Lee marked her place in history when she became the first Black female to graduate medical school in the United

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Pediatric-PulmHypertension-Feature

Doctor Operates on the Wrong Child | Medical Blog

"I will wager that a root cause analysis will find that a proper timeout did not take place."

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Fighting the Dr. Oz World | Medical Blog

While I would probably earn much more money selling a magic weight loss pill or a mystical cream that vanishes wrinkles, I need to be a doctor first.

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FIRST Trial: Patients Not Harmed When Surgical Residents Work Flexible Hours | Medical Blog

"The issue has been hotly debated, but prior to the FIRST Trial, limited data existed about what is worse for patient care—tired residents or frequent handoffs of patient information."

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resident-scold-mad-doctor

Turning Our Residents into Minions | Medical Blog

As doctors, we can all remember the attending doctors who struck fear in our hearts or the senior residents who turned us into their personal scut slaves.

Is Burnout Talk Causing More Burnout? | Medical Blog

"There is certainly much to be depressed about in medicine...But could it be that the more stories written about burnout and depression, the more burned out and depressed doctors become?"

Dr. MedLaw’s Tips for a Great Deposition | Medical Blog

A deposition is not to find out the facts.  That is what the medical record is for. A deposition is not a battle.  That is what the

Do Video Recordings Help or Hurt Doctors? | Medical Blog

"In the end, the recording vindicated the trauma team and confirmed their version of events. All good. But what troubled me was the rapidity with which the peer review wall was breached."

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Heart-Disease-Related-Malpractice-Risks-feature-image

Surgeon Convicted of Manslaughter Wins Right to Appeal | Medical Blog

"Should this conviction be overturned, it will be another blow to the "Captain of the Ship" doctrine, which assumes that a surgeon is responsible for everything that happens to his patient."

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