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Category: For Doctors

#Surgical Innovation: STAR (Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot)

Washington, DC – Surgeons and scientists from Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s...

simulated childbirth

#HCIT HiTech Medicine: Simulated medical training

In this clip see a hospital simulated environment, droids delivering linen, robot-patients and a simulated problem birth…  ...

Real patient videos: This week Facial Rash, Jaundice, Cleft Lip

Medical Education Videos from ReelDx   2-year-old with facial rash Case summary >> This patient has had intermittent facial...

Big Pharma practices – Witty and thought provoking video!

Pharmaceutical companies spend billions of dollars marketing drugs to doctors… This feature on Last week Tonight takes a witty but...

Real patient videos – Great learning tool for medical first responders

If you don’t know about ReelDX and you are working in the medical field or are a medical student then it really is worth your time to...

From the other side of the stethoscope

Dr. Jordan Grumet “We physicians need to tell each other, We need to confide in our brethren. For those of us stuck in the thick mud...

UK medical schools are not attracting enough GPs

Urgent action needed to ensure at least half of UK medical graduates become GPs UK medical schools are not attracting enough would-be GPs,...

iresus

iResus app may be back in 2015

iResus is not available at the moment Fans of the The Resuscitation Council (UK)’s app iResus may know that this app is not available...

medical calculations

mdcalc.com: Calculations, Process Algorithms and Scores at your fingertips!

What is mdcalc.com? mdcalc.com is a site that was created by Graham Walker, MD, an Emergency Physician at Kaiser San Francisco. He created...

Investigation raises new concerns over top-selling blood thinning drug

Investigation raises new concerns over top-selling blood thinning drug

Analyses were withheld from regulators – guidelines for doctors may be flawed An investigation by The BMJ raises new concerns about a...

A taste of medicine: When food has other meanings…

Food imagery ideal for teaching doctors…who must have strong stomachs! From ‘beer belly’ to ‘port wine stain’, food imagery has a...

Medstro: Social Network for Doctors and Medical Students

What they say… Medstro is the first truly social professional networking and career development community by physicians for...

Numbers needed to treat – Quick summaries of evidence-based medicine.

A good resource. The site looks at Diagnostics, Therapies and Risk Assessments and presents findings with statistical references as well as...

Web M&M – Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web

Resources for Doctors and Medical Professional: WebM&M is a site where medical errors are submitted and discussed anonymously. Cases are...

Dr Matt Hewitt

Surgical Innovation: Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery has been around now for over ten years, but there is still some confusion in people's minds as to what robotic surgery...

Celiac Disease? Villous Atrophy Isn’t Required for Diagnosis

A study from Italy which showed that when 770 celiac disease patients were evaluated, only 50% of them had digestive problems or villous...

Life in the Fast Lane – Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Website created by critical care physicians and nurses exploring the changing world of eLearning, emergency medicine, critical care and...

Find Zebra – Search engine for difficult medical cases

Sometimes physicians are confronted with rare diseases (the zebras). FindZebra.com is a tool for generating hypotheses about rare disease...

App: Resuscitation!

Learning resource, revision/study aid and great game… Resuscitation! is an award-winning app that is aimed at health students and...

Study sheds light on possible cause of celiac disease

Researchers from the University of Chicago Digestive Disease Research Core Center report, in the journal Nature, that blocking a factor...

antidepressant risk

Popular Antidepressant May Promote Breast Cancer

According to the Alliance for Natural Health, not only may paroxetine promote breast cancer, but even worse, it’s frequently prescribed...

The Silent Thalidomide: DES – Diethylstilboestrol or Stilboestrol

What is DES?   Known as Diethylstilboestrol worldwide and better known as Stilboestrol in Ireland and the UK, DES is a powerful...

Medical Apps – One Minute Ultrasound

In one minute an overview is given on how to conduct a particular scan. Instructions are accompanied by a video of the scan in action and...