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How to Work with Patient Advocacy Groups & Patients

It’s been awhile since I posted anything – sorry about that. Between excessive travel, new projects with new partners, and unexpected foot surgery, time marched on without me! 173 more words


What’s Different About Asia?

(Source: www.asianscientist.com)

What’s Different About Asia?

Upon learning firsthand that Asian and Caucasian patients responded differently to cancer drugs, John Wong founded the Cancer Therapeutics Research Group to study these differences. 1,731 more words

Current Affairs

Does ACL surgery early in life prevent OA later in life?

As health care providers, particularly Physiotherapists, we often advocate that what we do now will improve patient’s health and well-being for the future. In the context of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries, those nasty injuries that we tend to see more and more these days, particularly in young female athletes, have you ever mentioned to your patient that 1) within two decades their knee is likely to show signs of osteoarthritis and 2) if they have their ACL reconstructed, it likely won’t change this fate? 458 more words


How is it that I look older without the Beard

Well, it officially happened. I took off my beard. Every single summer I am always on the cusp of cutting it off because Texas is just too hot. 137 more words


Week 1 of Hospital

What an interesting week! Challenging but interesting and overall I think I’m going to really enjoy clinical medicine.

The hardest thing this week is constantly feeling like I’m putting people out by asking to talk to them or examine them, however, I won’t learn if I don’t do it properly. 173 more words

Medical School

Two Distinct Episodes of Whooping Cough Caused by Consecutive Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis Infections in a Fully Immunized Healthy Boy.

We describe a 5-year-old, fully immunized boy with PCR proven consecutive B. pertussis and B. parapertussis infections causing typical whooping cough at the age of 2 and 5 years, respectively. 32 more words