Mike Cadogan

Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and informatics. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | vocortex |
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What’s In A Name?
Semantic, etymological analysis on the names of things we commonly use. Why are they so different around the world? Can we trace it back to a defined origin?
Hello my name is etymologically LITFL 340
Adrenaline or epinephrine?
Adrenaline or epinephrine? Based on the 'usage argument'; 'historical precedent' and 'etymological derivation'...adrenaline
Osteopoikilosis is a autosomal dominant sclerosing bony dysplasia characterized by multiple benign benign sclerotic bone lesions (enostoses) that tend to localize in periarticular osseous regions
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Behçet Disease
Behçet disease: chronic, multisystemic inflammatory condition involving small and large vessels of unknown aetiology. Characterised by the triad of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, and iridocyclitis with or without hypopyon.