Posts Tagged ‘ education ’

Colonization

In the general population, about 33% of people carry S. Aureus and 1% carry MRSA. Contrary to popular belief, only about 5% of healthcare workers carry MRSA.

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Chief resident

You can do a procedure after having only read about it.

Doctoring

“We have to remain the adult in the room and do right by the patient.”

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US dollar bill

Six people have been featured on the US $1 bill. The first was Salmon Chase, who introduced paper currency in 1862. A woman, Mrs. Martha Washington was next, followed by Ulysses Grant, Abraham Lincoln, Edwin Stanton, and its current holder: George Washington. US law now prohibit any revisions to the bill.

Duty hour restrictions

A new review has found that the duty hour restrictions imposed  by the ACGME have not improved patient care or resident well-being, yet have had a detriment on resident education. Article here.

Fabella

A small sesamoid bone can sometimes be present within the tendon of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius. This is known as the fabella, Latin for little bean, and is found in 10-30% of humans.

Cosmetic surgery

Today, the Utah Plastic Surgery Society had a significant win against cosmetic surgeons in the state. These plastic surgeons were sued by cosmetic surgeons for a campaign aimed at educating the public about the difference.

Today, the Utah Plastic Surgery Society had a significant win against cosmetic surgeons in the state. These plastic surgeons were sued by cosmetic surgeons for a campaign aimed at educating the public about the difference.

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