• A conversation with great doctors Get access to this article and all of bmj.com for the next 14 days Sign up for a 14 day free trial today Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription or payment. Please log in or subscribe below. https://lighthousewriters.org/pay-day-loan-instant-approval Get access to this article and all of bmj.com for the next 14 days Sign up for ...
  • The dilemma of a cutaneous horn Get access to this article and all of bmj.com for the next 14 days Sign up for a 14 day free trial today Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription or payment. Please log in or subscribe below. Georgina Fremlin, core medical trainee, Simon Brinkworth, clinical photographer, David de Berker, consultant dermatologist 1Dermatology Department, University Hospitals Bristol, ...
  • Understand Common Reasons Students Leave Medical School – U.S. News & World Report (blog) Medical school is stressful and can be an emotionally taxing experience for students who do not truly want to become physicians. Not every medical student becomes a doctor. Although not a frequent problem, about 6 percent of medical students are unsuccessful in meeting their dream within seven years, according to a 2007 study from the Association ...
  • The Myth of the Medical-Device Tax – New York Times WASHINGTON — IN the last few days of negotiations in Congress, repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s tax on medical devices emerged as a key Republican demand. The medical-device industry waged an intense lobbying campaign — even garnering the support of many Democrats who favored the law — arguing that the tax would stifle innovation ...
  • Author of race discrimination report claims he was pressured to modify covering letter Copyright Permissions:  <nlm:permissions xmlns:nlm=”http://schema.highwire.org/NLM/Journal” xmlns:hwp=”http://schema.highwire.org/Journal”><nlm:copyright-statement hwp:id=”copyright-statement-1″>© BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2013</nlm:copyright-statement><nlm:copyright-year>2013</nlm:copyright-year><nlm:copyright-holder>BMJ Publishing Group Ltd</nlm:copyright-holder></nlm:permissions> Dates Electronic Publication Date:  Fri, 2013-10-04 15:38 Print Publication Date:  Fri, 2013-10-04 First Publication Date:  Fri, 2013-10-04:38 Intro:  The author of a General Medical Council report looking at possible reasons for the low pass rate of ethnic minority doctors in a royal college exam has said that the GMC had put ...
  • BMJ author hits out at attempts to dismiss findings of possible racial bias in RCGP exam The author of a paper in the BMJ that found evidence of possible “subjective bias owing to racial discrimination” in the exam for membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) has hit out at the college and the General Medical Council for trying to play down his findings. always ask saying find Aneez Esmail, a ...
  • Quality of care for poor Americans varies widely from state to state Michael McCarthy 1Seattle The quality of care given to low income Americans depends a great deal on where they live, a new report says. The report, prepared by the Commonwealth Fund, looked at 30 indicators of such factors as access to care, provision of preventive care, quality of care, and health outcomes among low income residents of all ...
  • Encrypted Heartbeats Protect Medical Implants David Talbot – MIT Technology Review A way to secure implanted devices requires anyone trying to reprogram your defibrillator to touch you first. By David Talbot on September 16, 2013 Implanted medical devices like defibrillators and insulin pumps now include wireless connections to let doctors or technicians update software or download data—but such improvements could open the door to life-threatening wireless attacks. Security researchers ...
  • In brief Londoners have worst cancer care experiences: Nine in 10 hospital trusts in England with the worst feedback from patients about cancer treatment are in London, the charity Macmillan Cancer Support has found. It analysed the 2013 National Cancer Patient Experience survey of 68 000 people.1 Care in the capital was “lamentably poor,” and “pan-London effort” was ...
  • CR Bard to buy Rochester Medical for $262 million – Reuters Wed Sep 4, 2013 8:30am EDT (Reuters) – Medical device company C. R. Bard Inc said it would buy Rochester Medical Inc, which makes products for urinary retention and incontinence, for about $ 262 million to boost its presence in the urology homecare market. Bard will pay $ 20 per Rochester Medical share, representing a ...