Ever wondered where to start on Twitter? How to become an ‘expert’ at MedTwitter? Josh Mugele lends a helping hand with the Mugele MedTwitter rules of engagement
Every emergency department needs to keep a well-stocked pantry. No, not just so that the night staff can survive the torture of middle-of the-night hunger pains. Different types of food can save lives in medical emergencies, or at least help take away a whole lot of suffering…Top ten list of food items that could help in a medical emergency
Having a toothpick fish (the Candiru) take a detour up your urethra doesn’t really bear thinking about. The idea of maggots crawling around under your skin sickens you. It is true, humans are afflicted by some pretty nasty parasites. At we can least be thankful for bacon. But things could be much, much worse.
Bacon – a food item that, for anyone who needs it, surely ranks as the most essential food for use in a medical emergency.
It was not until two years later that the diagnosis of Tourette’s syndrome was made. 1997 was deteriorating into an annus horribilis. Edward had been in hospital for weeks with a severe septic arthritis of the hip, we sold our over-capitalized house and my brother-in-law in England needed chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Synergistic tomes for the well-rounded physician I am drawn to an article from the New York Times extolling the virtues of literature in the education of physicians. I would like to share the sentiments of the author and add to the resurgent pullulation with an eclectic selection of my literature favourites which guided me through […]