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BMT Patient Meeting 2022 | News from the Department of Medicine

Since its founding in 1987 by the late Karl Blume, MD, the BMT Division has become an international leader and source of innovation in BMT and cell therapy treatments. David MiklosMD, became Division Head in 2020, succeeding Robert NegrinMD, who held this position for 20 years from 2000. , explains Miklos. “Our patients are our […]

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Opening of a new student center at the University Health Center – News from the Faculty of Medicine

Students give a boost to the new relaxation area of ​​the University Health Center. A new relaxation space for Wayne State University School of Medicine students is now open in the University Health Center. The school celebrated the inauguration of the new student relaxation area with a reception on October 17. The facility includes a […]

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Researchers call for a new taxonomy of obstetric diseases – News from the School of Medicine

Researchers from the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health at Wayne State University School of Medicine have proposed the need for a new taxonomy of obstetric diseases that takes into account the results of biomarkers found during placental examinations rather than simply the symptoms that doctors now rely on. Published in The […]

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Winners of ninth annual vision research workshop named – School of Medicine News

The winners of the posters and oral presentations for Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Ninth Annual Vision Research Workshop have been announced. The workshop, held on October 12, was presented by the Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences and the Kresge Eye Institute. Presentation winners included: Poster presentations First place: Nicholas Pryde, “Evaluation […]

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Krainc elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, president and Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Dimitri Krainc, MD, Ph.D.President and Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurologywas elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for his breakthrough discoveries in the field of neurodegenerative diseases. NAM is one of the […]

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Official opening of the new student reception area today – News from the Faculty of Medicine

The Wayne State University School of Medicine Student Senate and Dean’s Office will celebrate the grand opening of a new student lounge with a reception scheduled for October 17. The new space, located at 6E of the University Health Center, is the result of a one-year collaboration between the Student Senate and the Deanship. The […]

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Hewlett Price 2021 | News from the Department of Medicine

Each year, the Albion Walter Hewlett Prize recognizes a physician who has made substantial contributions to Stanford and who, over decades, has demonstrated the exemplary combination of a scientific approach to medicine and patient sensitivity. The award’s namesake, Albion Walter Hewlett, MD, headed Stanford’s Department of Medicine from 1916 to 1925. Hewlett was a professor […]

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Rahul Vaidya, MD Named Chair of Orthopedic Surgery – News from the School of Medicine

Rahul Vaidya, MD, CM, FRCSc, FAOA, FAAOS, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dean Wael Sakr, MD, announced the nomination Oct. 5. Rahul Vaidya, MD Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Vaidya is Chief of Orthopedic Trauma and Fellowship Director at Detroit Receiving Hospital, and […]

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KCR wants to be PM.. Neighborhood medicine!WAALI News

Leader of the TRS distributed to the coolie workers of Warangal Mattewada (Warangal), October 3: As the KCR Chief Minister was about to announce the national party, TRS leader Rajanla Srihari organized an innovative program in Warangal. As KCR was about to launch its national holiday on the day of the Dussehra festival, Sriharihmali workers […]

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Sweden’s Svante Pääbo wins Nobel Prize in Medicine – News

The Nobel Committee announced the laureate on Monday in Stockholm Photo: AP By AP Published: Mon 3 Oct 2022, 1:52 PM Last update: Mon 3 Oct 2022, 1:59 PM This year, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Swedish scientist Svante Paabo for his discoveries in human evolution. Thomas Perlmann, secretary of […]

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Emergency: Monkeypox breaks the rules : Emergency Medicine News

monkeypox, virus, rash: The rash associated with monkeypox involves firm, deep, well-circumscribed vesicles or pustules, which may umbilate or become confluent. Figure So this is our second infectious disease outbreak, monkeypox. I might add, parenthetically so to speak, that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released a case report on the […]

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First person: Falling in the breech : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: history of emergency medicine, caesarean section Figure I accepted a locum position right after finishing my residency in 1981 that involved filling in for a small-town doctor who wanted a weekend vacation. He provided cradle-to-grave care (obstetrics, pediatrics, and geriatrics) as the sole physician in Marble Falls, TX, which then had a population of […]

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Diversity matters: PEs must prevent injustice to those they… : Emergency Medicine News

abortion, EMTALA, Dobbs v. Jackson: The opening of a letter from Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra. Figure The recent Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization The Supreme Court’s decision has had a lasting impact on the socio-political fabric of the nation and on the practice of emergency medicine, the emergency physicians and the […]

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What Lies Beneath: Were Neanderthals the first EPs? : Emergency medicine news

Figure: compassion, caring for patients Figure One might wonder, what keeps emergency physicians coming back into the fray again and again? Of course, the salary, that salary and job security, health insurance and a retirement plan, and the other less tangible rewards: teaching the next generation, the thrill of intervening in the internal mutiny of […]

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After the Game: Building Pillars for the Emergency Medicine Workforce : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: CAPE, workforce Figure The workforce study created a bit of a panic within emergency medicine, but Gillian Schmitz, MD, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians, who commissioned the study, told me said in a recent interview that the specialty can absolutely lessen the effects of imminence. surplus of emergency physicians forecast for […]

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NumbERs: Free tech lets EPs own their credentials : Emergency Medicine News

technology, autonomy, privacy, medical degrees: Doctors in HPEC by specialty Figure The concept of identity cannot be taken for granted in an increasingly digital world. Our digital identities, more than our real identities, are complex, sprawling, changeable, inconsistent, and vulnerable to attack. Defining what exactly constitutes a digital identity – and who owns that […]

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Quick reference : Symptoms: paresthesia of the lower extremities and… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: subacute combined degeneration, nitrous oxide Figure Figure A 26-year-old man presented with three months of progressive, bilateral, tingling paresthesias in the lower limbs, which had become painful over the previous three days. He also had an unsteady gait and needed help walking. The patient had been involved in a car accident a year […]

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Wellness 911: Taking Responsibility for Your Emotions (AKA W… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: well-being, adulthood Figure Figure Figure The best years of your life are when you decide that your problems are yours. You don’t blame them on your mother, the ecology or the president. You realize you control your own destiny. —Albert Ellis, American psychologist Mature people don’t try to steer the river, they […]

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News: A family’s promise to educate on fentanyl : Emergency Medicine News

fentanyl, drug use: Eli Weinstock with his family at his high school graduation. The photograph on the website of BirdieLight, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of fentanyl, shows Beth Weinstock, MD, and her daughter Olivia sporting smiles that cover their grief. Dr. Weinstock’s son Eli died at his home […]

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Clinical controversies: Urine drug screens are unnecessary and… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: urine drug testing Figure If there’s one lab test that’s most overrated and misunderstood, it’s urine drug testing. It is frequently requested when evaluating psychiatric patients, those with altered mental status, and those who may have an overdose. Some doctors even order urine drug screening to assess chest pain, abdominal pain, and dizziness. […]