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Ketamine in the ER

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

The DO Staff

12.05.22

JOM

Mask-related skin changes among healthcare workers in a community-based hospital

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.

JOM Staff

12.05.22

The DO

In Memoriam: Nov. 1, 2022

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 memberservice@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

The DO Staff

12.04.22

The DO

I was once lost, but now am found: A nontraditional student’s advice for success in medical school

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 DO Staff

12.03.22

JOM

Safe endovascular retrieval of a vena cava filter after duodenal perforation

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

JOM Staff

12.03.22

The DO

5 unique electives for residents

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

The DO Staff

12.02.22

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