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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Elective surgery ban for smokers and obese patients

The committee that plans and oversees medical care for the county of Hertfordshire, England announced recently that unless obese patients lose a specified amount of weight and


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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Can a handheld ultrasound replace your doctor?

    Dr. Mercola, described by Wikipedia as “an alternative medicine proponent, osteopathic physician, and web entrepreneur, who markets a variety of controversial dietary supplements and medical


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By: Madhukar Kasarla, MD

Beyond Late Night Calls: What Keeps Physicians Up at Night?

In television and movie medical dramas, there’s always that one scene in which a physician receives a call in the middle of the night—the one where the


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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: 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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#PWChat Recap: Incorporating Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners into Practice

Physician’s Weekly, along with ShereeseM, MS/MBA,‏ hosted another #PWChat on Wednesday, Sept. 13 that focused on physician assistants and nurse practitioners and, more importantly, how to incorporate them


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By: Moira Wertheimer, Esq., RN, CPHRM; Pauline Barry, BSN, MPS, CPHRM, CPPS, DFASHRM

Managing Risk Associated with the Opioid Epidemic

Millions of Americans suffer from opioid use disorders involving prescription pain medications.  According to the latest Centers for Disease Control data, more than six in ten overdose


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By: Physician's Weekly

#PWChat Recap: How Mindset Affects Physical Health

Physician’s Weekly, along with Barbara Cox, PhD, co-hosted an informative discussion on how mindset affects physical health. The topics discussed included examples of how the mind affects