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Is this Man the World’s Sexiest Nurse!?

Is this Man the World’s Sexiest Nurse?

Spanish nurse Fran takes temperatures – and raises them too, with his alluring Instagram photos! The Madrid-based nurse also moonlights as a dancer and a model, and he might just be the sexiest nurse in the world. “Is it possible for a nurse to be TOO hot?” ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork wonders. He asks Attorney Areva Martin, “Could you handle this?” Areva has no doubts! “I could handle that!” “Th... »

The Ugly Side of Being a Doctor

The Ugly Side of Being a Doctor

I said something last week to a blogger friend. I was quick and brief and thought it was helpful. Well a caring friend of hers felt I was too harsh. She says: I went over to visit Dr. Cason’s site and while I see a ton of information informing parents how to be a good, normal parent, I fail to see the part where she addresses anything that even comes close to what so many of us live with everyday.... »

I sometimes need to be reminded I’m not just a doctor, I’m human too

I sometimes need to be reminded I’m not just a doctor, I’m human too

I took my dog to the vet today. You’d think this would be a straightforward sort of thing for a medical professional. You’d be wrong. When I woke my dog up at 5:15 a.m. (my new daily start time, as it’s apparently the only way I can find time to do board questions and is also the excuse I use when I miss the majority of said questions), he seemed sleepy. He’s a super hyper, ADHD-type dog, so slowl... »

Signs You May Be a Surgery Resident

Signs You May Be a Surgery Resident

If you have ever thanked God for the presence of a CRNA student and their multiple A-line attempts because it gave you time to run upstairs and forage for food in the surgeon’s lounge… If you have mastered the art of the toasted PB&J sandwich with the industrial, finicky, but misunderstood lounge toaster… If you know that changing shoes half-way through a hellish call day makes the world of di... »

Study: Physicians spend 50% of their day on 'desktop medicine'

Study: Physicians spend 50% of their day on ‘desktop medicine’

A study in Health Affairs investigated how physicians split their time between patient visits and computer tasks. The researchers — led by Ming Tai-Seale, PhD, associate director of the Mountain View, Calif.-based Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute — identified 471 primary care physicians who collectively worked on 31 million EHR transactions between 2011 and 2014. The researchers use... »

Doctor accidentally cut off boy's penis during circumcision procedure

Doctor accidentally cut off boy’s penis during circumcision procedure

Defence lawyer claims the child moved so his dad could take a photograph. A doctor who allegedly cut off a boys penis during his circumcision, has been accused of causing serious body harm by negligence. Swiss prosecutor Judith Levy Owczarczak accused the medic of trying to cover up the 2014 incident, which took place at his surgery. Instead of sending the four-year-old boy straight to hospital, s... »

Five Myths About Being a Doctor’s Wife

Five Myths About Being a Doctor’s Wife

I am a doctor’s wife. I don’t know if I’ll ever get used to saying that, but I admit, I like it. First, for some background: When I met and fell in love with my husband, Dave, he was not a doctor. He was considering medical school, but had not applied or been accepted, and he wasn’t even sure it was what he really wanted to do. MY point: I didn’t fall in love with a doctor, nor was I looking to. I... »

Does It Matter What A Doctor Wears?

Does It Matter What A Doctor Wears?

Absolutley. People trust doctors more when they wear that white coat: Purpose There are very few studies about the impact of physicians’ attire on patients’ confidence and trust. The objective of this study was to determine whether the way a doctor dresses is an important factor in the degree of trust and confidence among respondents. Methods A cross-sectional descriptive study using survey method... »

Which Medical Specialties are in Demand? See the list of Specialties!

Which Medical Specialties are in Demand? See the list of Specialties!

Your job prospects as a physician depend on many things—the region you’re located in, the salary you need to maintain your quality of life, your experience, and perhaps most of all, your specialty. Merritt Hawkins is a physician recruiting firm that researches various specialties, the demand for them, and their average salaries. Of course, demand for a specialty has a strong correlation with the a... »

This doctor beat burnout by doing these 5 things

This doctor beat burnout by doing these 5 things

Burnout syndrome is a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. I burned out early. Right out of fellowship, I no longer wanted to be a doctor. The grueling hours, my grumpy co-workers, and distant patient engagements left me totally exhausted. However, over the course of a year, I was able to rediscover my passion for medicine. Some tactics were ... »

What it takes to be a great doctor: Master the fundamentals

What it takes to be a great doctor: Master the fundamentals

Charles Bukowski once said, “Wherever the crowd goes, run in the other direction. They’re always wrong.” How does one become a master?  What process do we use to have the highest probability of success? Here are some examples. “Picasso was an extraordinary craftsman, even when measured against the old masters. That he chose to struggle to overcome his visual heritage in order to find a language mo... »

Can a schizophrenic become a doctor?

Can a schizophrenic become a doctor?

17 this year, and I have interest in pursuing medicine after I clear my national exams. Say if I can manage my symptoms well with an exception of a few relapses and do well in my national exams in the next three years, would this illness in any way, hinder me from getting into a medical school? This question was originally posted on Quora, which was answered by Susan Winslow, 25 years Certified Ps... »

Medics fired for twerking next to nude, unconscious patient!

Medics fired for twerking next to nude, unconscious patient!

A team of medics in Colombia has been axed after being caught on camera bumping and grinding next to a nude patient lying face down on an operating table, according to a report. The alleged professionals, wearing blue scrubs and face masks, appear to be mocking their anesthetized patient as they laugh hysterically and gyrate against the surgery table at the Clinica Santa Cruz de Bocagrande in Boli... »

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