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Joint Commission Mandates Extensive Timeout Prior to Initiating CPR

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Citing the shocking incidence of “never event” wrong side CPR (commonly known as WroSC), the Joint Commission issued new guidelines today mandating a forty-two step timeout prior to the initiation of CPR for in-hospital cardiac arrest.  
“Hold up, did we do a time …

Read more on http://www.gomerblog.com/2014/08/cpr/

#Cpr, #Joint_Commission cpr, Joint Commission

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CDC Warns Of Emerging Disease Deemed “Panniculolithiasis”

ATLANTA, GA –  The CDC has issued an advisory regarding a new disease being reported sporadically across the country.  There have now been over 250 confirmed cases of what the agency has named “Panniculolithiasis.”
“Clinical correlation recommended..ie look in fat rolls”
The CDC’s …

Read more on http://www.gomerblog.com/2014/08/disease-2/

#Disease, #Pannus disease, pannus

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Obstetrician Sued When Adolescent Son Turns Out to be ‘A Disappointment’

SAN JOSE, CA – Obstetrician Dr. Ambika Kumar has found herself in a lawsuit claiming over $14 million in damages by local aggrieved parents.
Obstetricians are clearly at fault
Shari and Mike Berger report that Dr. Kumar delivered their son, Brendan, 14 years ago at Valley Medical …

Read more on http://www.gomerblog.com/2014/08/obstetrician/

#Obstetrician obstetrician

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Pediatrics Consulted for Adult Temper Tantrum on 5 West

El PASO, TX – Yesterday, at approximately 2:34pm, on the 5th floor of Holy Cross Hospital, a STAT Pediatrics consult was called in for a 58 year old adult male who was experiencing one of the worst temper tantrums in the hospital’s history.
“We just aren’t use to adult tantrums up h…

Read more on http://www.gomerblog.com/2014/08/pediatrics/

#Temper_Tantrum temper tantrum

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