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Many ER doctors view ketamine as a bit of a wonder drug, and I am certainly no exception. The first time I used it was in the military on one of my Ranger Medics in 2014 after he sustained a significant hand trauma. The injury was severe, so we went straight to an 800 mcg … Read More
During the COVID-19 pandemic, dermatologists within the Beaumont Farmington Hills’ Dermatology program noticed an increase in conditions associated with mask wearing, such as “maskne” (acne in a mask distribution, thought to be caused by mask wearing), as well as worsening of previously diagnosed dermatologic conditions.
The following list of recently deceased osteopathic physicians includes links to obituaries and online memorials if they’re available. Readers can notify the AOA of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.
For some students, medical school is the next step of a straight, multi-point trajectory toward becoming a physician. These students discover their calling at a young age, earn high marks in grade school, graduate undergrad with honors, study for the MCAT and immediately start their medical school education. After finishing school, these physicians have ample … Read More
The use of vena cava filters (VCF) is a common procedure utilized in the prevention of pulmonary embolism (PE), yet VCFs have some significant and known complications, such as strut penetration and migration. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and PE remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. It is estimated that as many … Read More
One of the best things about being a medical student is finishing your core rotations and being able to choose your electives. When I was in my fourth year, I looked for every interesting elective I could find. Ultimately, I had about 25 interests and only a few months, but I enjoyed every elective I … Read More
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