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Lunacy in Politics and Religion

To believe is to believe that you believe.  When this “confidence” in your belief becomes inordinately invested with emotional energy, this belief becomes so rigid that it can devolve into a delusional state. 253 more words


Investigation for Developmental Regression

Measurements: Length, Weight, OFC

Blood: FBC, Ferritin, U&E, LFT, Bone, CK, TSH, Free T4, Vitamin D level, Ammonia, Lactate, Pyruvate, Acylcarnitines, Plasma amino acids, White cell enzymes, VLCFAs, Urate, Biotinidase… 13 more words


Podcast #183: Ventriculoperitoneal Pediatric Shunt Malfunctions

Run Time:  1:56

Author: Dr. Iverson

Educational Pearls:

  • Placement of a VP shunt is associated with premature delivery, hydrocephalus, or some other kind of injury as a means of draining excess CSF…
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And the Saga Continues

First, I’m having a lot of trouble writing these days—locating words, typing, using simple grammar without immense effort, etc. (my personal hell, if you know me well enough), so please, please, be gentle with me if you find mistakes in this post: I’ve decided that it’s fair to blame it on the seven brain medications I’m currently taking, not on myself. 738 more words


An infant presents with fever. The parents do not want a catheter placed in his penis. You want to check for urine infection. The resident suggests placing a bag. 209 more words


Your brain's in the loop, so you don't have to

If you’re a footballer, a dancer, a mix-martial artist, or a sculpturist, you all depend on a complex system of movements, which needs to be up and down, left and right regulated in order to sustain a creative pattern. 388 more words