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10 Steps to a Successful Residency Interview

From the Association of Women Surgeons blog by Allison Hoyle, D.O.
Fall is the exciting time in our medical education during which our residency interviews begin. It is important to be prepared for what is to come, as these interviews are different …

Formalizing The Prehospital to In-Hospital Handoff

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog
I’ve written quite a bit about the benefits and pitfalls of the handoff process. Handoffs involving critical trauma patients is particularly important, because the receiving team needs to know a lot of information about what happened before …

Elective Surgery for Diverticulitis

  Dr. Scott Regenbogen discusses diverticulitis and evolving indications for elective resection.

Are Wikipedia’s Medical Articles Unreliable?

From Skeptical Scalpel
Something seemed odd when I first read that 90% of medical articles on Wikipedia contained errors. The paper was from an obscure osteopathic school called Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.
Like most abstracts you read, this one was …