Friday, November 17, 2017

Dr. Tommy John Hopes Fewer Young Athletes Need Dad’s Namesake Surgery

Dr. Tommy John Hopes Fewer Young Athletes Need Dad’s Namesake Surgery

Hopelessly Devoted to Woo: TLC and Forbes Bring Us Yet Another Celebrity Healer

Endorsed by journalists and studied by academic medicine, bogus celebrity energy healer Charlie Goldsmith now has his own television program. In other words, it's just another day at Science-Based Medicine. Hopelessly Devoted to Woo: TLC and Forbes Bring Us Yet Another Celebrity Healer Clay Jones

Thursday, November 16, 2017

FDA Investigation Linked to Drop in Codeine Rx for Children

But 1 in 20 patients undergoing tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy still prescribed codeine FDA Investigation Linked to Drop in Codeine Rx for Children

High Levels of Burnout, Stress for U.S. Surgical Residents

Burnout tied to depression, suicidal ideation; dispositional mindfulness linked to less burnout High Levels of Burnout, Stress for U.S. Surgical Residents

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Underused in High-Risk SCC

<0.1 percent of patients with high-risk SCC tumors underwent SLNB; 14 percent underwent dissections Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Underused in High-Risk SCC

Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?

Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?

CAM use leads to delays in appropriate, effective arthritis therapy

A preference to use CAM before seeking medical advice may be harming patients with inflammatory arthritis. CAM use leads to delays in appropriate, effective arthritis therapy Scott Gavura