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Antibiotic Audit

“Sure, this may be viral, but whenever he gets a virus he always gets a bacterial sinusitis afterward.  Can’t we just have the antibiotic now to head it off at … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Beat Up Postcard

Well hello you two, & greetings from AK!  It’s May 2013 & you’ve just graduated (from med school and residency) and are moving on to big things…but first you get … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

What I Read Wednesday: VITAMEATAVEGA– Now Wait a MINute!

You can fairly readily recognize those in a patient population who fall among the nutters of the medical world.  Upon opening their charts, a long (long) list of drug ‘allergies’ … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · 6 Comments

What I Read Wednesday: Screeds and Slinkies

I caught a short discussion on this controversial article on NPR’s Morning Edition while driving to work a few days back and, now that the madness of submitting my ERAS application … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 9 Comments

What I Read Wednesday

On this edition of What I Read Wednesday… …Portland designer Beth Birdsong Stokes has some clever suggestions for incorporating those nifty old suitcases and trunks you’ve got lying about into … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fix That Flat

Dear Dihydrotestosterone Ford Service Center,. I couldn’t help but notice this past weekend, whilst entrusting to you the installment of new (terribly overdue) tires on my little old beast, that … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

What I Read Wednesday: Junk Schmunk

At 1pm this Wednesday, dogma suddenly changed. I love it when dogma changes. It’s a pleasantly swift kick in the gut reminding us of the inexplicable complexity and beauty that is our … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 4 Comments

Favorite Things Film

Whenever I do something clumsy (which is actually quite often)  – I may be heard to exclaim – “OH, DAY-VID!” – simply because of this movie. The AFI has listed this … Continue reading

August 31, 2012 · 4 Comments

Radioactive Read

“What are you reading?” Dr. Ductal asks as we walk Mrs. Jones to the front desk. The 80-something’s face turns as red as her irradiated breast as she tottles towards … Continue reading

August 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

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