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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Things doctors should not do—like attacking their nurses

Do not [allegedly] assault the nurses. A former nurse at a surgery center affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is suing an ophthalmologist who, she

By: Matthew Loxton, MKM, CKM

The Innovation Fetish

There is a joke shared by statisticians, scrap dealers, and emergency medicine professionals about drivers. Despite the distribution curves of driving skill, the daily admissions to the

By: Skeptical Scalpel

Things medical personnel should not do

Here are some tips from an experienced former provider—me. Nude Pictures… Do not take nude pictures of fellow employees. A woman unit secretary in the operating room


Video – Bringing 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hands From the Netherlands to Sierra Leone

Dr. Brouwers and a physician friend drove from the Netherlands to Freetown, Sierra Leone with an an Ultimaker 3D printer with the intention of 3D-printing hand prostheses

Recent Features (view all)

By: Benjamin H. Kann, MD

Disparities Discovered in Management of Brain Metastases

Management of brain metastases typically includes radiotherapy (RT) with conventional fractionation and/or stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). For the 20% of cancer patients who will develop brain metastases, optimal


#PWChat Recap: Healthcare Predictions/Expectations for 2018

The #PWChat series continued with another informative discussion with co-host Linda Girgis, MD, on the biggest predictions and expectations in healthcare for 2018. Topics discussed included predicted healthcare legislation

By: Linda Girgis, MD, FAAFP

Calling Responsible Parties to Task for their Role in the Opioid Epidemic

In October 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the opioid epidemic is a public health emergency. Earlier the same week, the FDA declared that since 2001, prescription

By: Mihaela S. Stefan, MD, PhD, FACP

Comparing Ventilation Approaches for Pneumonia

Pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of hospitalization in US, resulting in more than 1 million admissions annually. Roughly 60% of patients with severe pneumonia develop acute