A patient undergoing a colonoscopy pressed "record" on his smartphone before being sedated, hoping to capture instructions from his physicians after the procedure. What he heard instead was shocking: "In addition to their vicious commentary, the doctors discussed avoiding the man after the colonoscopy, instructing an assistant to lie to him, and then placed a false diagnosis on his chart."
The incident cost his ...
Want to learn about sepsis? This video from the residents at UCLA-Kern Medical Center teaches you, Justin Timberlake style.
Get your sepsy on!
with a Katy Perry-inspired take on sleep apnea. CPAP users rejoice! For those without sleep apnea, watch and you'll something too.
Can you imagine a world without health care? This video shows you. Courtesy of the U.K.-based Save the Children
is a medical student who gave this fantastic talk about appreciating the present moment, and asking what more you can do. Both physicians and medical students can learn from this engaging talk.
Did you know that Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul & Mary, sang the Colonoscopy Song? You do now, and here it is.
A new series by the physicians over at Health Sketch
explain what a stroke is and its symptoms. A nice explanation, presented in visual, easy to understand terms.
Ever wonder what patients think of when you see them in the hospital? Here's the answer, in this powerful video from the Cleveland Clinic.
Jordan Grumet reads from this new book, I Am Your Doctor: and This Is My Humble Opinion
. I highly recommend this poignant look at what's it like to be a physician today.
take on prescription drug abuse, set to Taylor Swift's "Blank Space." The comments from the video are all over: Is it, as one commenter notes, "a genuine reflection of the issue of drug-seeking patient behavior," or, "offensive to people who are truly suffering"? You decide.