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How Unionization Changed Surgery Residency Programs

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Novel Goalpost for PCI Excellence Is Borrowed From the Surgeons

"Failure to rescue" may help with quality improvement in interventional cardiology

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5 Doctor 51³ÉÈ˶¯Âþ With the Least Burnout in 2024

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Doctors Work to Clarify New Audiology Scope-of-Practice Law in Maryland

Concern centers around provision allowing audiologists to perform "health screenings"

Jul 10, 2024
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What Cognitive Tests Show; Pig Kidney Recipient Dies; Human Plague Case Reported

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Jul 10, 2024
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Meta-Analysis Favors Complete Coronary Revascularization in a Single Go

But definitive proof on timing of procedures still lacking

Jul 09, 2024
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Laryngeal Transplant Helped a Cancer Patient Speak Again in Pioneering Study

Transplants of this nature normally aren't an option for people with active cancer

Jul 09, 2024
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Women-Specific Goalposts Urged for Coronary Bypass Surgery

Smaller releases of troponin, CK-MB still associated with periprocedural heart injury

Jul 05, 2024
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Plastic Surgery Practice Accused of Posting Fake Reviews Must Pay $5 Million

Complaint accused Allure Esthetic and its owner of illegal business practices

Jul 04, 2024
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Medicare's Financial Incentives Still Falling Flat for Home Dialysis Uptake

Kidney transplants did not increase either

Jul 02, 2024
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Nurse Anesthetists Fire Back at Scope-of-Practice Citations

CRNAs in California argue "Immediate Jeopardy" citations have it wrong

Jul 01, 2024
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Why Is Doctor Pay Decreasing and What Can We Do About It?

It's time to take back control of our profession

Jul 01, 2024
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Novel Rotator Cuff Repair Device Modeled After ... Python Teeth?

Preclinical studies demonstrate nearly doubled repair strength

Jun 28, 2024
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Sen. Durbin's Surgery; Dangerous Bacteria on Apple Watches? Princess Anne Discharged

Health news and commentary gathered by 51³ÉÈ˶¯Âþ staff

Jun 28, 2024
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FDA Warns Eye Bank for Taking Donors Who Had Sepsis

All five donors should have been ineligible, FDA said

Jun 27, 2024
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Should Doctors Treat Family and Friends, Even If Ethics Codes Say Otherwise?

AMA unmoved by Missouri surgeon's proposal to soften code of ethics

Jun 27, 2024
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