Egerton Y. Davis IV, Head of UCEM’s Demographically Impartial Public & Social Health Improvement Taskforce, made an important announcement today. Davis said that his team have been allocated the task of saving Britain’s National Health Service.
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A new UCEM guideline is out: “Putting Patients at Ease”. Apparently the best way to learn how to do something is to first learn how NOT to do it.
UCEM is pleased to announce the introduction of a new test – the Electropenogram.
UCEM have enlisted the help of Dr. Scott Weingart (without his knowledge of course) to improve the care of patients presenting for assessment by Waiting Room Medicine subspecialists. UCEM’s Chair of Pedantry and resident super-genius, Professor Stickler is almost impressed by Dr. Weingart’s view that hospital geography should not determine the level of care a […]
The UCEM have relocated from Swarmington-on-the-Wold to the more picturesque setting of Enlightenment Boulevard thanks to the generosity of it’s fondling members and the subtly underhand and ever so slightly fraudulent work of our very own Chair of Indiscriminate Fines.
With the students mental welfare in mind, Prof Stickler uses his wry and perceptive sense of humour to great effect. For example, in the chapter on Bayesian inference his uproarious quote “10100111101101011101110001100110001100101011011010101010110100110000112” is still considered an exemplar of Euclidean literary miscellany within niche binary enclaves around the world.
Today, UCEM’s Professor Stickler warned of the negative consequences of the current epidemic of methylphenidate and dexamphetamine used for the treatment of Attention Deficit/ Hypersensitivty Disorder (ADHD) in young people.
Natural Killer Not Functioning to Combat Non-Presentation of MHC Due to Downstream Malfunction of Toll Like Receptor. A lesson in adaptive parasitology, and free parking. Full publication review from the Journal of Life as a Poor Science Analogy.
Prophylactic Euthanasia: a Public Health Initiative to Reduce the Future Burden of Disease. The ultimate transfer of responsibility over patients, and a final solution to morbidity.