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  • Haiti Update: Doing the Best We Can

    Editor's Note: Healthline blogger Dr. Anil Menon is in Haiti to help with the global effort to provide medical care in the wake of the January 12 earthquake. Because communication outlets are limited, he has been sending updates to his mother via ...

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  • Haiti Update: What I've Learned

    Editor's Note: Healthline blogger and Stanford University emergency medicine instructor Dr. Anil Menon is in Haiti to help with the global effort to provide medical care in the wake of the January 12 earthquake. Because communication outlets are l...

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  • The Roaming ER

    It appears that life is more than blisters and foot care. Though that is an important part of a race that keeps people pounding their feet in 100 degree weather for most of the day. In my travels, I've noticed a need for medical care in the villag...

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  • The First Days in Haiti

    I can now access the Internet, so am going to try to begin to blog from Haiti. We have been here working hard now for four full days, and more has happened than I could possibly relate, so I will try to hit the highlights, because I'm very tired a...

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  • Dealing with Dolby

    One of the fun parts of this time of year is all the new movie releases. I caught one last week, "Deck the Halls." Funny, but it could've been a "rental."If you're fond of the "big screen," but find the sound level just a bit too loud, here's a ti...

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  • Thank You .Parallel Universes. for Grand Rounds 3.50

    Thank you .Parallel Universes. for including Sean Donohue's post Saving Lives in Grand Rounds 3.50.

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  • Brain Bucket

    The mild temperature and cloudless sky last Saturday lured people outside onto their bikes, horses, motorcycles and basketball courts. Unfortunately, even the most careful sports enthusiast can suffer an accident and several men and women wound up...

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  • Haiti Update: Life Goes On

    Editor's Note: Healthline blogger and Stanford University emergency medicine instructor Dr. Anil Menon is in Haiti to help with the global effort to provide medical care in the wake of the January 12 earthquake. Because communication outlets are l...

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  • Shot in The Dark

    “There is a sniper out there,” the paramedics stated matter of factly as they wheeled our patient into the trauma bay. “This is Jose, he is 25 years old, he was walking to the store this evening when he heard a loud ‘pop’, and felt a sting on the ...

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  • Chest Pain? Don't Wait!

    Why is it that, on a regular basis in the ER, I see very intelligent patients with chest pain that clearly could be a “heart attack” wait at home for hours before they come in to see me? I suppose there must be some degree of denial of their sympt...

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