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New Ventilator Attachment Safely Allows Smoking While Receiving Oxygen

Charlotte NC -Bronco Products Inc. is pleased to announce its revolutionary new ventilation product. PapPal is an amazingly simple device that allows those on mechanical ventilation, C-pap, Bi-pap or any oxygen delivery device to simultaneously and safely enjoy the delights and satisfactions of…

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#Pulmonary, #Respiratory_Therapist, #Smoking, #Ventilation pulmonary, respiratory therapist, smoking, ventilation

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Local Hospital has New Policy: ask for dilaudid, get dilaudid no questions asked

Columbus, OH – A local hospital is trying a new, controversial but more efficient approach to medical care. “We have changed our guidelines, if you want dilaudid you get dilaudid, if you want valium, you get valium. No questions asked,” CEO Michael Shoemaker told reporters Wednesday.
In what expe…

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#Drug_Seeker, #Hospital_Policy, #Patient_Satisfaction drug seeker, hospital policy, patient satisfaction

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BOO-BOO FEST 2015 is Coming

 
 
Indio, CA – With an early morning Facebook post and Tweet, the Boo-Boo Fest Medical & Surgical Arts Festival revealed their highly-anticipated lineup for 2015, which will be held between March 6-8 in Indio, CA.  The American Nurses Association (ANA) will headline on Thursday, …

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#Booboo, #Festival, #Medicine, #Surgical booboo, festival, medicine, surgical

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The Days of Limitless ‘Allergies’ are Numbered

WASHINGTON – Americans have always enjoyed the right to have a limitless numbers of allergies, but after new CMS guidelines were approved this week, all patients will be limited to a maximum of 3 allergies as of Jan 1st 2015.
“The allergy limitations have been long coming,” says FDA spok…

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#Allergist, #Allery, #Anaphlaxis allergist, allery, anaphlaxis

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Resident’s White Coat Shortened in New Public Shaming Tactic

HOUSTON – In an imaginative new tactic to publicly shame his residents, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Scott Winslow has started reducing the length of his resident’s white coats for each mistake made.
“Looks like you messed up that TPN order, snip, snip”
“It all started after a toug…

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#Acgme, #Medical_Residents, #White_Coat acgme, Medical Residents, white coat

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Hospital Replaces Anesthesiologists with Voice-Activated OR Tables; Saves Millions

SAN JOSE, CA – In what appears to be a medical first, surgeons at Methodist Northwest Hospital have found that using voice-activated Operating Room tables instead of anesthesiologists or CRNAs is working remarkably well.
“Table up”
“It’s fantastic,” said orthopaedic surgeon, …

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#Anesthesia, #Anesthesiology, #Sedation anesthesia, anesthesiology, sedation

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Ask Alternative Medicine Doctors about Ebola

Complimentary and alternative medicine roundtable: Each installment of this section, we invite our readers to send us questions that are pertinent to their health, to be answered by experts in alternative fields of medicine.
Dear Doctors,
Given the situation with the recent Ebola scares, and the…

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#Alternative_Medicine, #Chiropractor, #Natural_Medicine alternative medicine, chiropractor, natural medicine

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