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LASIK vs Lasix. What's the Difference? Ophthalmologists Know and They are Cashing In On the Difference.
Bel-Aire, CA .  Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients study the pros and cons of getting eye surgery to finally get rid of their glasses or contacts forever.  They consider the costs and benefits before paying thousands of dollars to experience the ...
Bel-Aire, CA . Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients study the pros and cons of getting eye surgery to finally get rid of their gl...
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Top 10 Causes of DKA Hospitalization (ICD-10 Codes)
Most internists are taught the three most common causes of hospitalization for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) are infection, infection, infection.  In clinical reality, the three most likely causes of hospitalization for DKA are didn't take insulin, didn't tak...
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18 Awesome Pokemon GO Medical Memes for Doctors and Nurses and Patients!
Pokemon GO, the augmented reality smart phone game, has taken the world by storm.  Millions of addicted players are roaming the streets, day and night, hunting pikachus with gross disregard for everyone around them.  And what better way to discuss how Pokem...
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99306 CPT® Code Description, Progress Notes, RVU, Distribution (Level 3 Initial Nursing Facility Care)
This 99306 CPT® lecture reviews the procedure code definition, progress note examples, RVU values, national distribution data and explains when this code should be used in the nursing facility setting (nursing home).  CPT stands for Current Procedural Termi...
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Memes Responding to The View's Joy Behar Nurse-Doctor Stethoscope Comment.
By now you've probably seen evidence of all three million American nurses expressing their outrage at The View on social media in defense of Miss Colorado contestant Kelley Johnson after co-host Joy Behar mocked her for delivering a monologue wearing a "doc...
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Joint Commission Mandates Armband to Identify Patients With Too Many Armbands.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL --   Hospitals are up in arms again after The Joint Commission (TJC) on Monday started requiring all patients with too many armbands  to be flagged with an armband for having too many armbands. Mark Chassin, President and Chief Executiv...
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Nurse Creates The Mother Lode of All Advance Directives.
Albany, NY  -- Adrian Fleming knew all about the horrors that went on at her hospital everyday.  As a seasoned floor nurse at SunnyView Hospital for over 20 years, she had a front seat view of the face palms that threatened patient safety everyday. She also...
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Top 10 Reasons Patients Skip Dialysis
The National Association of Noncompliant Dialysis Patients (NANDP), the largest noncompliant patient association in America, has released their 2016 Top 10 Reasons For Skipping Dialysis survey. Debuting in the top ten for the first time  in this annual surv...
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18 Awesome Pokemon GO Medical Memes for Doctors and Nurses and Patients!
Pokemon GO, the augmented reality smart phone game, has taken the world by storm.  Millions of addicted players are roaming the streets, day and night, hunting pikachus with gross disregard for everyone around them.  And what better way to discuss how Pokem...
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Who's Stethoscope is it? The View's Joy Behar Algorithm
Who's stethoscope is it?  The View's Joy Behar insulted 3 million nurses this week and the internet won. Meme's, meme's everywhere ! But, we are a forgiving people here in America and we must believe she simply didn't have the education to understand what a...
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Cardiologist Arrested For Murder After Cathing Patient to Death.
Tallahassee, FL -- The Tallahassee medical community was stunned Friday after state prosecutors charged local Cardiologist Stan Wellington with first degree murder for the cathing death of James Binkmann.   Prosecutors claim the 79 year-old patient was kill...
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Memorial Day Also Remembers Veterans Who Lost Their Life In a VA Hospital.
VA Hospitals -  Memorial Day is a time to remember our service men and women who died while serving in the armed forces, but it's also a time to pay respect to the thousands of veterans who die every day in our VA hospitals all across the country. Memorial ...
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