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By: Skeptical Scalpel

A surgical resident’s legal battle with her program

  A surgical resident is suing St. Louis University, its surgical residency program director, and its trauma service chief for what she claims is an unjustified decision


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By: Madhukar Kasarla, MD

Continuing Life Sustaining Therapy in the Face of Futility

One of the most difficult challenges physicians encounter is assisting terminally ill patients who are nearing the ends of their lives. These patients and their families are


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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Do good online ratings mean you’re a good doctor?

  If you are a patient looking for help when trying to find the right doctor, you probably think checking out online reviews would be a good


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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Bladder catheter + oxygen supply tubing = death

  According to the coroner of South Australia, a 72-year-old former member of the Australian national men’s soccer team died a “horrific” and “macabre” death after his

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Maraviroc-Containing HIV PrEP Regimens Safe, Well Tolerated

MVC-containing regimens well tolerated compared with TDF-FTC in HIV-uninfected women in U.S.


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Zika Thrives in Pregnancy Due to Vulnerable Immune System

Study demonstrates effects of infection with different lineages of Zika virus on monocytes


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Oral Corticosteroids No Benefit for LRI in Non-Asthmatic Adults

No decrease in cough duration, severity for adults without asthma with lower respiratory tract symptom


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By: Adarsh Bhimraj, MD, FIDSA

Guidance on Healthcare-Associated Ventriculitis & Meningitis

Healthcare-associated ventriculitis and meningitis (HAVM) is not an uncommon problem in clinical practice, especially considering the rising rates of neurosurgeries and neurosurgical device surgeries. Compared with community-acquired

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