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.
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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.
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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.
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Phoenix, AZ – Anyone who has stepped into a nursing home knows you can’t get very far without tripping over one of the ubiquitous oxygen tanks. Recent oxygen shortages have led to an interesting situation, forcing nursing homes to switch to another, more interesting gas – helium.
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New York, NY – Internet healthcare information giant WebMD announced earlier this week they will be adding new features to their online diagnostic tools. The infamous Symptom Checker, where you put in your symptoms and it tells you that you have brain cancer, will be getting some fun new updates. Apparently, instead of just typing in your symptoms, you will now spin a wheel to learn your fate.
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