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Gavin Preston, M.D. Jan 12
80% of what I use on a daily basis as a dermatologist I learned during residency and afterwards. So why did it take 21 years of education before that?
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Gavin Preston, M.D. Jan 13
50% of US doctors are suffering burnout; 25% of resident doctors are depressed. We cannot begin to fix this until we get doctors back with patients, and spending less than 2/3 of their time with the .
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Gavin Preston, M.D. Jan 13
When I was a medical student on my rotation, the chief asked me how to read an x-ray. Having no idea, I replied "From top to bottom?"
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GomerBlog Jan 13
ER doc to random patient: Good news is you waited six hours to be seen for your cold, and don't have the flu! Bad news is I'm sure you contracted it in the waiting room.
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AMA Jan 14
Patients who prepare their own healthful meals are likelier to make progress in blood-pressure control. is training students to help make that goal a reality.
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knowmedge Jan 17
Q1: Young female alcoholic patient is underweight and malnourished. She is confabulating but does not remember her stories. Dx AND deficiency?
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Dr Javeed Sukhera Jan 17
“...the world we live in drives us towards self doubt on a daily basis...”
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André Picard 7h
Doctors-in-training nervous about lack of opportunities via
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Grete Porteous, MD Jan 15
Teaching about for and I came up with a mnemonic for the major hazards: Missiles (projectiles, metal moving) Roasting (thermal injury/burns) Interference (monitors, access, communications) Goofy, but it seemed to stick!
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Cara R. King, DO, MS Jan 14
“Once you internalize something, then you have control over it.” -Jamie Hyneman. Exposure is essential in mental preparation for difficult cases.
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knowmedge Jan 17
Q2: What antibody is often seen in 80% of patients of Miller Fisher Variant of Guillain Barre Syndrome?
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André Picard Jan 14
.: How a gamble to educate and train doctors in northern Ontario is paying off, by (fixes typo) via
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Common Sense Medicine 11h
Great illustrations by to keep people captivated and interested in . Definitely better than looking at Grey's Anatomy all day.
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Gavin Preston, M.D. Jan 17
"Treat the disease, you win, you lose; treat the patient, I guarantee you'll always win."-- Patch Adams, MD.
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Colm McCarthy 11h
in 240 characters: 1. is the study of negative effects of gravity and/or deceleration 2. Plan will be one of the following: A. Fix it, B. Replace it C. Remove it, D. Immobilize it, E. Mobilize it 3. Soft tissue matters. 4. Dont forget the rest of the body.
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Alliance4ClinEd 5h
T1 This gets back to suggestion of better metrics for educational productivity that are comparable to clinical productivity....especially for our academic health sci centers
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Marty Muntz 4h
Replying to @Alliance4ClinEd
Personally don’t feel these EPAs are unrealistic at all. Just need dedicated effort to identify opportunities to teach/assess these. Maybe (gasp) we don’t all assess oral pres/notes. Some rotations concentrate on these?
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Gavin Preston, M.D. Jan 13
"The good physician treats the disease. The great physician treats the patient who has the disease."-- Sir William Osler.
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Larry Chu, MD, MS Jan 15
What value can patients add to and ? This pt. tells her story of failed so others can learn. They do, calling it "one of the most important publications... in recent years."
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Gavin Preston, M.D. Jan 15
To all you -med students who say you are "aspiring medical students," if you were smart enough to get into a good university, you will succeed-- if you work extremely hard, and persevere to the end.
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