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Resident Duty Hours
The New Recommendations on Duty Hours from the ACGME Task Force, The New England Journal of Medicine, 23 June 2010 (June 24, 2010)
New Rx for Young Doctors: Shorter Work Day, The Wall Street Journal, 24 June 2010 (June 24, 2010)
New Duty Hours: Common Program Requirements, ACGME, 28 September 2010 (September 29, 2010)

Health and Finance
For Forgetful, Cash Helps the Medicine Go Down, The New York Times, 13 June 2010 (June 26, 2010)

Medical Imaging
Is Computed Tomography Safe?, The New England Journal of Medicine, 23 June 2010 (June 27, 2010)
The Uncritical Use of High-Tech Medical Imaging, The New England Journal of Medicine, 23 June 2010 (June 27, 2010)
Imaging strategies for detection of urgent conditions in patients with acute abdominal pain: diagnostic accuracy study, BMJ, 26 June 2009 (July 3, 2010)
Identification of children at very low risk of clinically-important traumatic brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study, The Lancet, 3 October 2009 (July 3, 2010)
CT Scans Can Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Finds, The New York Times, 4 November 2010 (November 4, 2010)
National Lung Screening Trial Questions & Answers, National Cancer Institute, 4 November 2010 (November 4, 2010)

Emergency Medicine
Dispatches from the Emergency Room, New Left Review, January to February 2010 (June 28, 2010)
Patient Willingness to Be Seen by Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Residents in the Emergency Department: Does the Presumption of Assent Have an Empirical Basis?, The American Journal of Bioethics, 5 August 2010 (August 30, 2010)
10 Things the Emergency Room Won’t Tell You, Smart Money, 24 January 2011 (January 31, 2011)

Defensive Medicine
Most U.S. Physicians Practicing ‘Defensive Medicine’, US News and World Report, 28 June 2010 (June 29, 2010)

Medical Errors
A July Spike in Fatal Medication Errors: A Possible Effect of New Medical Residents, Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29 May 2010 (June 30, 2010)
Talking to Patients After a Medical Error, The New York Times, 19 August 2010 (August 25, 2010)

House Calls
No Place Like Home, The New Old Age Blog, The New York Times, 30 June 2010 (July 1, 2010)
Black bag and Blackberry in hand, this doc makes house calls, CNN, 25 May 2009 (July 1, 2010)
A Doctor in the House, TIME, 24 September 2006 (July 1, 2010)

Technology
GE’s Vscan, CNET News, 15 February 2010 (July 1, 2010)
Tech Trends from the Exhibit Floor: Fiber-Optic Airway Management, Emergency Physicians Monthly, 31 December 2008 (July 8, 2010)

Patient Memoirs
Compelling Stories, if Not Literature, The New York Times, 28 June 2010 (July 2, 2010)

Patient Communication
Taking Medical Jargon Out of Doctor’ Visit, The Wall Street Journal, 6 July 2010 (July 6, 2010)
What the Doctor Is Really Thinking, The Wall Street Journal, 20 July 2010 (July 20, 2010)

Intubation
Laryngoscopy via Macintosh blade versus GlideScope, Anthesiology, January 2009 (July 8, 2010)
Mixed Results for Video vs Direct Laryngoscopy for Tracheal Intubations, Medscape Medical News, 10 January 2010 (July 8, 2010)
Morbid Obesity and Tracheal Intubation, Anesthesia and Analgesia, March 2002 (July 8, 2010)

Hypothermic Cooling
Cooling Techniques Help Save Heart Attack Patients, WCVB Boston, 26 April 2006 (July 29, 2010)
Methods of cooling, Critical Care Medicine, July 2009 (July 29, 2010)

Physical Exam
Cases – No Longer on the Doctor’s Checklist, but Physical Exam Still Matters, New York Times, 2 August 2010 (August 3, 2010)

Anatomy Lab
Volunteers Lend a Hand With Anatomy Lab Prep, The Wall Street Journal, 4 August 2010 (August 5, 2010)
The Very Lucrative Business of Body Snatching, Historical Methodology, 20 May 2010 (August 5, 2010)
Cadaver Crisis, TIME, 26 March 1945 (August 5, 2010)

End-of-Life
A patient’s death prompts a doctor to assess ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ orders, The Washington Post, 9 March 2010 (July 24, 2010)
Most cancer doctors avoid saying it’s the end, MSNBC, 15 July 2008 (July 24, 2010)
Letting Go: What Should Medicine Do When It Can’t Save Your Life?, The New Yorker, 2 August 2010 (August 8, 2010)

Mind Over Matter
E.R. and the Triple Hex, Slate, 20 March 1998 (August 14, 2010)

Ethics of Medical Triage
Institute for Safe Medication Practices: Drug Shortages ‘Unprecedented’, The Wall Street Journal Health Blog, 4 August 2010 (August 15, 2010)
Vital Signs – Who Visits the Emergency Room?, The New York Times, 9 August 2010 (August 15, 2010)
Your Chance to Weigh In on Ventilator Rationing for a Severe Flu Pandemic, Propublica, 23 November 2009 (August 15, 2010)
How The Ethics Of Triage Play Out In Haiti, NPR, 10 February 2010 (August 15, 2010)
Doctors face ethical decisions in Haiti, PRI’s The World, 23 February 2010 (August 15, 2010)
The dynamics and ethics of triage: rationing care in hard times, Military Medicine, June 2005 (August 15, 2010)

Cough Medicine
Effect of Dextromethorphan, Diphenhydramine, and Placebo on Nocturnal Cough and Sleep Quality for Coughing Children and Their Parents, Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, July 2004 (September 15, 2010)
Effect of Honey, Dextromethorphan, and No Treatment on Nocturnal Cough and Sleep Quality for Coughing Children and Their Parents, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, December 2007 (September 15, 2010)
Systematic review of randomised controlled trials of over the counter cough medicines for acute cough in adults, BMJ, February 2002 (September 15, 2010)
Cough medicine abuse prompts FDA to consider restrictions, American Medical News, 13 September 2010 (September 15, 2010)
Tips to Treat a Cold or Flu, With Your Wallet in Mind, The New York Times, 1 January 2010 (September 15, 2010)

Compassion
Physician, Humanize Thyself. Can Rituals Like Columbia’s White Coat Ceremony Teach Medical Students Compassion?, The Wall Street Journal, 17 September 2010 (September  17, 2010)

Physician Wellness
Physician Suicide, eMedicine, 29 March 2010 (September  17, 2010)
Results and Implications of the AMA-APA Physician Mortality Project: Stage II, June 5, 1987, Council on Scientific Affairs, JAMA, 5 June 1987 (September  17, 2010)
Taking Their Own Lives — The High Rate of Physician Suicide, The New England Journal of Medicine, 16 June 2005 (September  17, 2010)

New Drug Therapies
New Drugs Stir Debate on Rules of Clinical Trials, The New York Times, 18 September 2010 (September 19, 2010)

Consciousness
Sizing Up Consciousness by Its Bits, The New York Times, 20 September 2010 (September 21, 2010)
Awake during surgery: ‘I’m in hell’, CNN Health, 17 May 2010 (September 21, 2010)
Consciousness as Integrated Information: a Provisional Manifesto, The Biological Bulletin, December 2008 (September 21, 2010)

Needlestick Exposure
Needlestick Injuries Among Surgeons in Training, The New England Journal of Medicine, 2007 (September 27, 2010)
Surveillance of Health Care Workers Exposed to Blood from Patients Infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, The New England Journal of Medicine, 1988 (September 27, 2010)
Perinatal hepatitis B virus transmission in the United States, JAMA, 1985 (September 27, 2010)
A Case–Control Study of HIV Seroconversion in Health Care Workers after Percutaneous Exposure, The New England Journal of Medicine, 20 November 1997 (September 27, 2010)
Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis, 29 June 2001 (September 27, 2010)

Pregnancy
At Risk From the Womb, The New York Times, 2 October 2010 (October 4, 2010)
Gain in Pregnancy Is Linked to Weight Problems in Children , The New York Times, 6 September 2010 (October 4, 2010)

Music
Jungle Rhythm, African Drums and Soukoss (June 28, 2010)

Television
Boston Med (July 24, 2010)


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