Salt Lake City, UT – If you pass through a hospital for any significant amount of time, it’s not unlikely you’ll be seen by a few different doctors during your stay. This week, however, a less frequent consult was placed for an ancient man in the emergency department. Paleontology.Continue reading “Paleontology Consulted for 103-Year-Old Patient”
Ortho: Trampoline Parks
Dermatology: Tanning Beds
Family Medicine: WebMD
Sports Med: Crossfit
Urology: Calcium Oxalate
Psych: Social Media
Trauma: 2nd Amendment
Radiology: CT next to the ER
ENT: Nose Picking
We’ve all seen it happen. You’re 30,000 feet in the air in a metal tube with 300 other humans and 90-year-old Ms. Johnson starts having chest pain. Her husband is snoring and potentially dead himself, but the unfortunate kid sitting next to her alerts the flight crew. Next thing you know, an overhead page goes out asking who is going to step up and help the poor woman with her Bloody Mary induced panic attack.
How do different physicians (or other medical professionals) respond to this, you ask? Keep reading for a fun-filled GIF thread adventure.Continue reading “How Different Types of Physicians React to “Is There A Doctor On Board!?””
A local radiology resident was given the highly coveted “Resident of the Month” award earlier this week after a medicine attending wrote him one of the most positive nominations we have ever seen. Dr. Ryan Sterling was very honored to receive the ward, claiming it will take away a lot of the negative stereotype surrounding radiology.Continue reading “Internal Medicine Doc Absolutely Floored That Radiology Resident Knows What Blood Pressure Is”
The medical community is abuzz after the MRI of a 54 year-old Ontario man, Wade Lafreniere’s, right shoulder was reported as “normal”. To date, it is the first documented case of a normal shoulder MRI in a patient over the age of 30. Radiology was unable to list any pathology to rule out and clinical correlation was not recommended.
By: Dr. Golf Shirt (@DrGolfShirt)
Sam Blackbird, a third year medical student at McMaster University has decided to live the entirety of his daily life maintaining sterile technique. This change in his lifestyle came after he broke sterility during his first time in the OR.Continue reading “STupid mEd student tRIes to Live stErilly (STERILE)”