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Working Without a Net

By: Bruce Campbell 
ELDORET, KENYA — February 2016 — We are in the middle of an all-day ENT Screening Clinic at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. The local ENT physicians have scheduled about 100 patients to return to see our American team to …

Does talking about burnout cause more burnout? 

From Skeptical Scalpel

Almost every day over the last few years, someone has written about physician burnout or depression.
The problems begin in medical school. A recent paper featured drawings that medical students had done depicting faculty as monsters. One student felt so intimidated during …

Favorite Case

What’s your favorite operation to do?

Whenever a non-medical person asks me this, I suspect he/she views surgery as an art form or a sport, where intense people develop a knack and passion for watercolor landscapes or the fast-break.

I want to …

Do You Really Need To Repeat That Xray?

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog
It happens all the time. You get that initial chest and/or pelvic xray in the resuscitation room while evaluating a blunt trauma patient. A few minutes later the tech returns with another armful of xray plates …