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Study Shows That Doctors Make Better Hospital Leaders

Study Shows That Doctors Make Better Hospital Leaders

Have you ever watched CBS’ television show Undercover Boss? Each episode, a company’s CEO dons a disguise to work incognito among the company employees. Each episode concludes with the CEO realizing how much he or she has to learn and how things need to change, followed by a series of heartwarming scenes: the CEO and employees crying, people cheering and applauding, dogs and cats huggi... »

18 Delightfully Weird Office Items Every Medical Nerd Will Love

18 Delightfully Weird Office Items Every Medical Nerd Will Love

1. Virus Tile Coasters Cafe Press / Via cafepress.com Buy the measles coaster (left) here and SARs coaster (right) here for $9.95, or browse the collection on Cafe Press. 2. Geometric Lung Design Bag Knitty MD on etsy.com / Via etsy.com Buy this handmade bag here for $30 on Etsy. 3. Anatomy Bookmarks According To Panda on etsy.com / Via etsy.com Buy them here for $2.22 each on Etsy. 4. Giant Plush... »

Having a baby during medical school wasn’t such a bad idea

Having a baby during medical school wasn’t such a bad idea

My stomach had been in knots that morning. “Are you pregnant?” my classmate laughed after I returned to the gross anatomy lab for the second time after leaving for fresh air. “No,” I spat, dissection through fat and fascia, teasing out muscles from nerves. But, I wondered. After lab, I bought a pregnancy test. I began medical school in my late 20s, already having discussed with my husband appropri... »

Which Stethoscope Are You?

Which Stethoscope Are You?

Which Stethoscope is Your Type? Share with us your favorite In the comment section below . Are you a classic simple elegant doctor? Or you like sparkling girly stethoscopes? Are you a colorful joyful person? Are you into technology and recent medical devices? Waiting your opinion – Also, share this so your friends can see what type of “Stethoscope” are you 🙂   »

50 IV Therapy Tips and Tricks: How to Hit the Vein in One Shot

50 IV Therapy Tips and Tricks: How to Hit the Vein in One Shot

Most complaints that are received from patients and their significant others even before the start of a shift are swelling and infiltrated intravenous sites. Intravenous therapy (or simply IV therapy) is one of the most basic treatments given to almost every patient admitted to every hospital, and the skill of intravenous catheter insertion must be remembered by heart by every nurse therapist. To ... »

Why So Many Young Doctors Work Such Awful Hours

Why So Many Young Doctors Work Such Awful Hours

The path to becoming a doctor is notoriously difficult. Following pre-med studies and four years of medical school, freshly minted M.D.s must spend anywhere from three to seven years (depending on their chosen specialty) training as “residents” at an established teaching hospital. Medical residencies are institutional apprenticeships—and are therefore structured to serve the dual, often dueling, a... »

ER doctor dies of cardiac arrest after working 24-hour shift

ER doctor dies of cardiac arrest after working 24-hour shift

A beloved doctor at one of China’s top hospitals has died of sudden cardiac arrest after working a 24-hour shift, prompting medical staff to question workers’ hours and staffing at the facility, Central European News (CEN) reported. Dr. Li Jing, 43, was the head of the emergency department at the Guangzhou Red Cross Hospital in Guangzhou, capital of south China’s Guangdong Province. According to C... »

Patients Want Doctors To Dress Formal

Patients Want Doctors To Dress Formal

When it comes to what doctors should wear, a new study has found that patients prefer them in formal attire. The study, published in BMJ, suggest that patient trust, compliance, and satisfaction all begin with a physician dressed conservative and professional attire. Specifically, formal attire and white coats was preferred 60% of the time. Researchers found that in the majority of the studies, pa... »

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