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20 Out of 10 Providers Annoyed by Patients’ Misuse of Pain Scales

Atlanta, GA – According to a new study by the Centers for Pain Control & Other Nonsense (CPCON), a whopping 20 out of 10 medical providers are annoyed by the gross and exaggerated misuse of pain scales in the adult population.  The study looked at 55 bajillion patients and their …

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#Pain_Scales, #Pain_Scores, #Pain_Treatment pain scales, pain scores, pain treatment

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Doctor Achieves Lifelong Dream of Quitting Medicine Forever

“Finally!” he exclaimed, throwing his white coat, scrubs, and stethoscope onto a pile of logs. “I can’t believe I made it!”
Meet Hunter McCutchen. He is 39 years of age.  He is a physician and he has never been more excited in his life.  You might be asking why.  You see, Hunter just achieved his…

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#Doctor, #Lifelong_Dream, #Quit_Medicine doctor, lifelong dream, quit medicine

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New Super Duper Minimally Invasive Transurethral Aortic Valve Replacement Gaining Popularity

NEW HAVEN , CT – Patients across the country are calling their doctors at all hours asking to be scheduled for the newest minimally invasive surgery, SuDMITAVR, which stands for Super Duper Minimally Invasive Transurethral Aortic Valve Replacement.  
The procedure was invented during an …

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#Aortic_Valve, #Heart_Surgery, #Minimally_Invasive_Surgery aortic valve, heart surgery, minimally invasive surgery

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Tele-GYNs Now Offering Virtual Pelvic Exams

Gwinnett, GA: OB-Gyns are the latest specialists to join the telemedicine craze in America, as Georgia Healthcare announced that their doctors, NPs, and PAs are now available to perform virtual pelvic exams.
“HD camera all setup and now I’m logging in”
The tele-Gyn service…

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#ObGyn, #Pap_Smear, #Pelvic_Exam ob-gyn, pap smear, pelvic exam

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ICD-10 to Include Code for “Dr.Oz says”, Automatic Trigger for Level 5 Visit

The ICD-10 has recently added a last minute section to include codes for an epidemic that has been creeping into US medical offices over the past several years. Dr. Oz’s quackery is starting to have a big impact upon our poor primary care doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and n…

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#Dr_Oz, #ICD10, #Level_5_Patient_Visit dr. oz, ICD-10, level 5 patient visit

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