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An everyday tragedy: treating asymptomatic bacteruria with antibiotics

Act 1 of a common tragedy that sets the scene for antibiotic resistance – an elderly female resident of a nursing home complains of minor dysuria or perhaps just has urine that appears cloudy or smelly. 359 more words

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KevinMD.com: Following evidence-based guidelines won't protect you from malpractice

75% of physicians in low-risk specialties such as pediatrics, and 99% of physicians in high-risk surgical specialties will face a malpractice claim by the age of 65 according to a 2011 study in the… 370 more words

Medical Professional Liability

Cheers to a Great Year!

To the Housestaff, Faculty, Fellows, and Students,
As our year with you ends, we want to take a moment to thank you. Thank you for your dedication, your professionalism, your curiosity, and your commitment to the best quality patient care. 85 more words
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5 questions to ask your doctor (before you get any test or treatment)

The National Prescribing Service (NPS) has made an interesting list of 5 questions patients should ask their doctors. The aim is to be well informed about the benefits and potential harm before you undergo medical tests, treatments, and procedures. 135 more words

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Can doing nothing sometimes be the best approach?

Dr Amit Arora is a Consultant Physician and Geriatrician at University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Keele University. 528 more words

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life is a walk

Life is full of decisions. Some are easier to make than others, but all are important. Along the way I have learned that each has the potential to either grow or hinder my relationship with Christ. 1,018 more words

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