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Seth Trueger
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Pick a Scalpel, Any Scalpel
I've always found the scalpel numbering system unintuitive. Here's how I remember which is which: #10 has a big curve, like a 0. #11 is pointy, like the fallen-11. #15 has a small curve, as only part of a 5 is curved.
Pick a Scalpel, Any Scalpel
Pick a Scalpel, Any Scalpel
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The Prudent Layperson Standard OR How I Learned to Keep Worrying About Anthem Breaking the Law
This is taken from my  twitter thread on the prudent layperson standard  which was in response to  this article by Sarah Kliff in Vox  on Anthem denying claims for ER visits based on final diagnoses. The ACA made the prudent layperson standard federal law (...
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Unnecessary ED visits: background reading
Here are a bunch of very informative pieces on why trying to blame excessive costs or busy-ness on low acuity patients in the ED is, at best, a misguided effort: Great overview of many systemic issues which funnel patients to emergency departments, by Annal...
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It's the Medicaid Expansion, Stupid
I came across this nice post : Health Policy Data Watch: Breakdown of the Uninsured Population https://t.co/iEodXLMWVJ pic.twitter.com/NlfuBS4QyU — NEJM (@NEJM) November 28, 2016 My initial reactions: hmm, some of this looks like lack of Medicaid expansion,...
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PE in Syncope: An External Validation of the Wells Score
I'm not going to reinvent the wheel -- see some of the fantastic analyses of PESIT (in no particular order) at: St. Emlyns - Simon Carley EM Lit of Note - Ryan Radecki EMNerd at EMCrit - Rory Spiegel One common thread is that the patients who had PEs seemed...
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Grand Rounds 2.0: Acute care & healthcare delivery system reform by Brendan Carr
See also Dr. Carr's grand rounds from University of Chicago June 2, 2015 [ View the story "Grand Rounds 2.0: Acute care & healthcare delivery system reform by Brendan Carr" on Storify ]
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Using New Technologies to Create Interactive Learning Environments by David Salzman, MD, MEd
[ View the story "Lecture: Using New Technologies to Create Interactive Learning Environments by David Salzman, MD, MEd" on Storify ]
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So You've Decided to Tweet
As the new medical-academic year begins, I'm guessing a bunch of new interns will learn about how great FOAM is, and at the same time, get an orientation lecture on "threats to professionalism." Obviously I think there is a ton of potential benefit to using...
So You've Decided to Tweet
So You've Decided to Tweet
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Grand Rounds: Medical Reversal by Dr. Adam Cifu
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Grand Rounds: Medical Reversal by Dr. Adam Cifu
[ View the story "Medical Reversal" on Storify ]
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