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Mutated Pediatric Names Linked to Higher Mortality

Atlanta, GA -The lead article in this month’s Journal of Pediatric Critical Care started with a few simple observations.
“I had two patients in my ICU simultaneously,” said lead author Dr. Jessica Kantor. “Both were hypoplastic left hearts. Both septic. But Carrie pulled through, and little Khyrr…

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#Child_Name, #Mutation_Rate child name, mutation rate

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Surgeon Caught Screaming at Nobody; Claims ‘Practice’

BOISE, ID -In a bizarre incident last Thursday, Dr. Nikki Ivanovich, a general surgeon at St. Luke’s hospital was caught by staff screaming violently at herself in the mirror.
“Retract better!!!! Get that camera into position!!”
“I was walking by the bathroom when I heard ext…

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#Surgeon, #Tantrum surgeon, tantrum

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Super Mario in Critical Condition, Mistakenly ate Amantia for 1-UP Mushroom

World 7-2, Mushroom Kingdom – Beloved Italian hero and plumber Super Mario is currently in critical condition at an area World 7-2 hospital after he mistakenly consumed a deadly Amanita mushroom during a routine quest to save his girlfriend Princess Toadstool. The Amanita mushroom, one of …

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#Mario mario

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Super-Aerodynamic White Coat to Shave Seconds Off Rounds

WASHINGTON, DC – With the completion of the Sochi Olympics and the success of their “Mach 39” high-tech aerodynamic suits in propelling U.S. speedskaters to glory, Lockheed Martin and Under Armour teamed up once more and have now introduced a super-aerodynamic white coat for healthcare pro…

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#White_Coat white coat

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Ask a Hospitalist

Dear Hospitalist,
I’ve been having chest pain for the past three weeks.  I get it right in the middle of the chest, it’s worse when I move around, but goes away when I sit down and take a few deep breaths.  My Dad died of a heart attack when he was 48.  I just turned 45.  I’m scare…

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#Hospitalist, #Question_And_Answer hospitalist, Question and Answer

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Bones; An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Perspective

Bones
by Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Thomas Partinger
Bones. I like bones. I like big bones. I like small bones. I like bones. I like long bones. I like short bones. I like old bones. I like young bones. I like misshapen bones. I really like broken bones. I like bones sticking out of skin. I like…

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#Bones, #Orthopedic bones, orthopedic

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