Monday, May 11, 2020

More Covid-19 posts

Here are two more posts related to COVID-19

How not to wear a mask. Some of the most creative and wrong ways. Link This one is my favorite.

Here's an update on the mortality rate of COVID-19 patients on ventilators. It involves almost 4300 patients from the United Kingdom and is the largest series to date. Link

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

More new posts, including some COVID-19 outcomes

Here are four more of my new posts on Physicians Weekly:

Long-term follow-up of antibiotics for appendicitis: Shocking but expected results. LINK

Barbecue grill brush bristles found in odd places. LINK

Mortality rate of COVID-19 patients on ventilators. LINK

CPR in COVID-19 patients has a low survival rate. LINK

Friday, February 21, 2020

New posts

Here are three more new posts on Physician's Weekly.

A Nobel Prize winning economist insults all doctors, and I return the favor. Link.

"Doctors without scruples" describes three doctors who fell short in their dealings with patients and third parties. Link.

Unusual cases part 5. Don't put your feet on the dashboard. Link. This might happen.

Friday, January 10, 2020

More new posts

Here are a few new posts that recently appeared on Physician's Weekly. Click on the highlighted words. I hope you enjoy them. 

Unusual cases part 3 featuring this patient.

Unusual cases part 4 one of which was this.

About that trip to Mars. I discuss some significant medical hurdles that need to be addressed before a Mars colony can be established.

A doctor indicted on 25 counts of murder for allegedly prescribing overdoses of the powerful narcotic fentanyl sued his former hospital for defamation. I explain the situation.