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10 Science Myths You Were Told Growing Up

1. Lightning never strikes the same place twice.


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Lightning bolts always aim for the tallest object in the environment. The taller an object is, the more likely it will be struck. 601 more words

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Who is really distracted by distracting injuries?

Those that (still) recommend the pan-scan in trauma, it would seem.  Over a once year period, this 803 patient prospective study (451 of which with distracting injuries) evaluated all awake, alert, blunt trauma patients with a GCS of 14-15 to determine the validity of an abdominal exam.   148 more words

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Sterling Silver Lining's Playbook ...

I know, Clicky, that’s a huge sign

This is a story of LoL Assistant Kit Bisto …

I know, five fingers … who’d have funk it … 618 more words

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learning styles: the limiting power of labels

There’s an ongoing and lively debate in the world of education about the prevalence and relevance of ‘learning styles’. Various models try to place a label on how people prefer to learn, and the number of labels within these models also varies widely. 965 more words

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Platelet Rich Plasma... in the ED? For an ankle???

This was a prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial – THAT INVOLVED INJECTIONS INTO AN ANKLE FOR AN ANKLE SPRAIN.  The kind me and you do, oh, I dont know, at least 2-3 times a year.   202 more words

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$ISRG - great marketing, average results.

Doctors often recommend surgery when medicine and lifestyle changes cannot ease your abdominal or gastrointestinal symptoms. If your doctor recommends surgery, learning about all surgical options can help you to make the best decision for your situation. 453 more words

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Paging Dr Buckle, Part Two.

We can add two more pieces of literature to suggest that removable splinting alone is sufficient for the management of distal forearm torus fractures. This piece… 151 more words

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