What Roles Do DRs Perform Other Than Reading Images (biopsies?)
I am very curious about diagnostic radiology as a career, and think I may want to pursue it. However, I have a few questions about the daily responsibilities of diagnostic radiologists. Are they mainly reading images, and sending to the consulting physicians their report of what the scans indicate? (Don't get me wrong - I believe properly interpreting medical images requires a great amount of training and problem solving ability, and can be very fulfilling). Or do they also spend a... What Roles Do DRs Perform Other Than Reading Images (biopsies?) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 12, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: DubbiDoctor Source Type: forums

Concierge ED's...
Is this a model for pain medicine to emulate? An E.R. That Treats You Like a V.I.P. "The facility, Priority Private Care, administered a CT scan and read the results on the spot. Mr. Wilson’s wife was fine, and they went home. “I was out of there in 40 minutes,” he said. For such service, he pays $10,000 a year. The fee covers concierge emergency... Concierge ED's... (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: drusso Source Type: forums

31yo Stg IV Lymphoma Pt with h/o opioid abuse and psych history
Was on opioids previously for various pains, but became addicted and overtook and used her friend's pills etc H/o ER admission for suicidality, withdrawl, etc. Coming to see me monday Currently on Norco 5's 2 tablets every 4 hours for what she describes as diffuse bony pain. PET scan shows lypmh nodes lighting up in the neck/mediastinum/groin On high dose chemo and going to undergo bone marrow transplant after it. What would you do? Appreciate in advance any advice in this delicate... 31yo Stg IV Lymphoma Pt with h/o opioid abuse and psych history (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Timeoutofmind Source Type: forums

4th Year HPSP Student Searching for Navy Family Medicine Advice/Info
On looking through previous posts, information is a bit scant about the Navy family Med residencies. In that respect, any additional info would be appreciated. On another note, from the standpoint of a 4th year HPSP student, can anyone share their experience on away rotations? Housing, meals, clinal work, etc? Kind of day to day info would be awesome. Thanks in advance! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 7, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: newsocks Source Type: forums

Another "My Worst Airway Case"
56 year old presented to the OR this week for a PEG and IV infusion port and the surgeon asked for sedation. She had a squamous cell tumor from the mandible to the base of the neck on the left side protruding 4" off the side of the neck and was 4 inches wide and 5 1/2 inches long. CT scan showed tumor protruding into the oral pharynx, involving the tongue, lingual and palatine tonsils on the left side and extending more than half way across the pharynx at the level just superior to the... Another "My Worst Airway Case" (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: algosdoc Source Type: forums

Interesting Case
90yo AAF for nailing of femur fx. 80kg. 5'4. Severe dementia. Very Combative and pulls out IVs on the floor. She also has a very large goiter on the left side of her neck the size of a large grapefruit. CT scan says this mass displaces the trachea to the right significantly and causes "moderate" airway narrowing. It is thought to be a benign thyroid mass. She is currently breathing on room air without difficulty satting 98. She has a working IV. This is a person who has not had this... Interesting Case (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hoya11 Source Type: forums

Hope you have your student loans paid off already...
In this day and age, convenience is key and that's why one Valley medical center is evolving to make filling your prescriptions even faster. Medavail Technologies has created what's basically a vending machine for medications. Forty locations are planned for installation around Arizona. You get your prescription in the form of a QR code, like a boarding pass. You scan your barcode, enter a pin number for security that will be verified every time, and you even get the option to speak... Hope you have your student loans paid off already... (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 13, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Modest_anteater Source Type: forums

Need advice on pre-med courses in Orlando
Hello I currently work in finance at a brokerage firm. I’ve been looking for the next step in my career and it has not happened yet. I’m been doing s lot of thinking and maybe finance is not right for me. I had a health issue (gallbladder) that went untreated for 5 years because all scans were normal. In the process, I felt like I gained a greater appreciation for what doctors did. I liked that they worked hard in school and seemed to have job security until they retire. I enjoyed doing... Need advice on pre-med courses in Orlando (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 6, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Boilermaker86 Source Type: forums

Academic vs PP Radiology
Could radiologists in either field comment on the differences between these 2 practice settings? I know that academics are expected to do research and private practice doctors have to read a lot of scans at a very fast pace. What about other factors: - Hours per week? - Environment/camaraderie? - Is PP reading pace truly uncomfortable to where job satisfaction goes down? Are there other downsides to PP radiology I don't know about? - Are there other downsides to academic radiology that I... Academic vs PP Radiology (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 24, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: 19pieces19 Source Type: forums

RP recurrence of urothelial carcinoma
67 yo woman COPD very poor lung fx (FEV 1
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Haybrant Source Type: forums

Academic Dishonesty
So I was academiclly dishonest. I got my exam scantron back and changed 2 answers and gave it back to the professor saying the scantron made a mistake. Yes i know, very pathetic. my question is how do i explain this in the primary explanation, there is not enough room to explain it fully. i am afraid if i leave it general as in (i was academically dishonest) they might think i copied off a student during an exam or something. it happened once and never again in the... Academic Dishonesty (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: kratosis Source Type: forums

Does this patient have pancreatitis?
Have a patient who had N/V, diarrhea and epigastric pain. CT scan with contrast showed diffuse mild thickening of colon and small bowel representing enterocolitis; pancreas had no abnormality. Lipase 7000s and patient did have epigastric tenderness on exam. Is this consistent with pancreatitis or does the ct scan rule it out? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: naseeha Source Type: forums

Adjuvant Prostate Patient w Apparent Bulky Nodes
57 yo guy high anxiety diagnosed 3 months ago with very high risk prostate cancer Gleason 4+5 in all 12 cores PSA 10 ng/ml. Bone scan was negative/CTAP did not show any adenopathy. He did get referred beforehand to speak about RT. I basically told him look you're young but we dont have evidence of survival benefit with trimodality therapy, your chance of needing RT after surgery is essentially assured. He was not hearing any of it, mind was already made up that he was getting it taken out.... Adjuvant Prostate Patient w Apparent Bulky Nodes (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Haybrant Source Type: forums

OMM used to shield sexual abuse
This isn’t hyperbole: Michigan State hasn’t faced consequences for enabling the biggest sex abuse scandal in U.S. sports – ThinkProgress Posting to just increase exposure to these fools. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 24, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: NontradCA Source Type: forums

Unsure of uni choice
Thread Starter Unsure of uni choice Follow 4 hours ago 4h ago Sorry, I meant that the work experience was enough for Dublin as far as I am aware. Yes, I gather that for Dublin academics are the main requirement! Great idea to apply there for 2018 and then you can make up your mind in August if you get a ...
Source: The Student Room - January 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: animalmagic Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

Cow with stick blowing history - clinicalexamination manifests crepitation and bend in spine
A case of a cow which was stick blown by the owner lead to different complicarions including stoppage of urine and scanty feces and most importantly it lead to refuse to sit. The cow always remained standimg and its vertebral column is showing clear bend towards right side. Temperature was 104F and a clear crepitation sound on palpating the area closely on both side of spine at the area of thoracic vertebrae. However the cow urinated at clinic later on but its lymph nodes were also larger... Cow with stick blowing history - clinicalexamination manifests crepitation and bend in spine (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: doctor.cvas Source Type: forums

Studying
Thread Starter Studying Follow 4 hours ago 4h ago Hey guys. Recently I have been getting worried about the amount of study I do during med school. I remember how people used to tell me that med students revise daily everyday, and the amount of information is extremely difficult to take in and etc. But pe...
Source: The Student Room - December 27, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: AlwaysStupid55 Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

Tar babies, flu shots, and the Dengvaxia scandal
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Subjects needed for Radiography
Thread Starter Subjects needed for Radiography Follow 2 hours ago 2h ago Quote: Originally Posted by Zakaria Yussuf I am in Year 11 now, I am not sure what I want to do in the future but I'm interested in Radiography. I have chosen Maths, Physics, Geography, and Bio...
Source: The Student Room - December 12, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ecolier Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

Accused of cheating!
For one of my wax ups for lab, the faculty accused me of cheating on one of the tooth i turned it. They said that I took a mold of the tooth. They came to this conclusion because the occlusal surface was almost identical to the typodont tooth model. They 3D scanned my wax up and the typodont tooth model and compared them and that is their proof that I cheated. I DID NOT CHEAT. I worked really hard on this tooth and all of that work is being thrown to the trash because they assume no... Accused of cheating! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: aksedme Source Type: forums

Re: The responses to the “cancer drugs scandal” must fully involve patients—an essay by Tessa Richards
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Source: BMJ Comments - November 30, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

Indian radiologist to USA
Hello everyone, my wife is in final year of radiology in India and was wondering what options are available for her to pursue her field in USA owing to a better lifestyle there and deteriorating conditions in India. From what I gather, she can be an online consultant reviewing scans from home, but she wants more hands on, maybe even pursue IR. So, I'd appreciate if you all could help out with our information gathering and point us in the right direction. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 26, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: UmairShariff Source Type: forums

questions for current medical students!
Thread Starter questions for current medical students! Follow 5 hours ago 5h ago Quote: Originally Posted by Rits21 Hi! I applied for medical school but I still have doubts and I would really appreciate if someone studying medicine could answer a few questions: -...
Source: The Student Room - November 18, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ecolier Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

Re: The responses to the “cancer drugs scandal” must fully involve patients—an essay by Tessa Richards
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Source: BMJ Comments - November 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

Studying during a Trip?
Hope everyone's preparation is going well! Anyway I have trip coming up abroad for about 2 weeks. I was wondering what would be the most effective use of my time for studying during the trip? I do have a pretty active itinerary planned, but not so much at night, plus long layovers. I was planning on reviewing my Psy/Soc kaplan flash cards (I've been neglecting that section and next to the physical science it's my worse) as well as doing my daily 2 Cars passages from my EK101 (scanned... Studying during a Trip? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 5, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: SiakTiDoc Source Type: forums

Re: The responses to the “cancer drugs scandal” must fully involve patients—an essay by Tessa Richards
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Source: BMJ Comments - November 3, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

SCANDAL in MARYLAND!! No More Decorative Medical Licenses?!
I just paid $800 for my initial license in the DPRM (Democratic People's Republic of Maryland). Instead of receiving the standard-for-decades, sealed, caligraphic wall license/certificate, I received the same type of license you see in elevators certifying their safety. Really?? For all my efforts, education, time, etc. (plus the $800...), and after decades if not close to a century of decorative certificates, they send me an elevator card?? I called up the MBP and apparently, they... SCANDAL in MARYLAND!! No More Decorative Medical Licenses?! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - October 31, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: OnDemond Source Type: forums

Best way to find out if a residency is DO friendly?
Besides going to individual residency websites and scanning through current residents... is there a solid, up to date database with residencies that have accepted DOs on a year to year basis? Just a first year here but I'm curious. Doximity seems to be the solid but even that only filters residency programs that are AOA-accredited (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - October 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: EspressoDrip42 Source Type: forums

how to decide on which vaccines to recommend? tips needed plz
Hello, Do we scan through patient's medical history and then decide on which immunizations to recommend? thanks (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - October 23, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: batki610 Source Type: forums

Would I be out of line asking for a raise?
Im working as a technician for an office. I’ve been working for 6 months. Before I took this job, I got my BS in Biology. I’m applying for optometry school currently. I make $10/hr. I know it’s very low compared to others with a similar degree, but I think that the scope of my work doesn’t even use my degree. And I think that’s why I’m only making $10/hr. In the six months’ time I’ve worked, I’ve improved the quality of my scans. When I started, the doctor would sometimes order a rescan... Would I be out of line asking for a raise? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - October 17, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stirling Source Type: forums

Case: Navigational Bronchoscopy
60yoF BMI 51 COPD with bronchodilator and tiotropium, chronic 5L home O2 and BiPAP at night for sleep, asthma, recent TTE HFpEF Grade 1 diastolic heart failure, mild concentric LVH, HTN, HLD, NIDDM2. Has had a chronic dry cough and 1 episode of scant hemoptysis, now RLL lung mass lights up. Undergoing navigational bronchoscopy posted for 5 hours procedural time. ...GO! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ethilo Source Type: forums

EPT walg wisconsin question
So... how the heck do you dispense this? Got 1 erx saying to dispense both doses... I probably shouldn't fill the full qty under the one's insurance since technically I'm dispensing for 2 people... maybe bill half under ins and then cash out the other half? Do I print the erx and scan the image under a separate EPT profile? what is that profile even called in IC+?? (I called two walgreens nearby and my home store and they've never done ept before either lol) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 18, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Charcoales Source Type: forums

Teleradiologist Job abroad
Just an interesting thought came to mind, but can a US licensed and certified radiologist work in another foreign country a as a teleradiologist? What would be the limitations? Would that radiologist need to be licensed in the foreign country as well to read scans from the US? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: InformMe123 Source Type: forums

Seeking a Specific Resource
I am seeking the original source material for this image of an illustration scanned from a text book or journal article depicting the male and female homologous tissue of the penis and clitoris: http://afterdinnerparty.com/files/cache/225a388b0fa5e640ec936c2ed01e5c89.jpg I checked the resources listed on that site, but the ones I have access to do not contain the illustration. I believe it may be in the textbook Ridley's The Vulva, but I do not currently have access to... Seeking a Specific Resource (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 10, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anianna Source Type: forums

Should I routinely order bone scans for ongoing pain after TKA?
I understand that this can be ordered to assess for hardware loosening not seeing on plain films. Makes sense. Would you order it on any post TKA still in pain patient with a negative infectious workup? The issue is that the orthopods that refer the failed TKAs to me for geniculars do not order these ever, although they do often do an infection workup. Interestingly, none of them ever order a bone scan, and I see patients from many different orthopods locally. The point being, if a scan... Should I routinely order bone scans for ongoing pain after TKA? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 1, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Timeoutofmind Source Type: forums

Worth it to invest in a $1,600 book scanner?
Is it worth it for a medical student to invest in a $1,600 book scanner? How much do all medical books cost and how much would a medical student save by using a book scanner? Archivist Quill Book Scanner (Complete Kit) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 29, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: AspiringDoc342 Source Type: forums

Derm vs radiology
I'm an M4 trying to find out what I want to do with my life and feel caught between these 2 specialties and would appreciate any insight! Radiology Pros: i think i enjoy reading the scans, i find the research more interesting in this field. can work from home/anywhere, seems like you can have a relatively good lifestyle (not much call/weekends depending what you do). less competitive = better chances matching at ideal location/program Cons: 6 years for residency (basically required... Derm vs radiology (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: yoyohomieg5432 Source Type: forums

Anyone getting VQ scans any more?
Working in the community setting, I often will not be able to get a CTA on someone with renal impairment based on their labs. The radiologist will flat out refuse and with that the tech. So, I end up shipping these patients to a tertiary care center. I suspect though that at the mothership they just end up getting CTA's anyways. Is this assessment correct? Or do they end up getting VQ's? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 19, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Angry Birds Source Type: forums

Lies in Healthcare
I found this article where an assistaant oral surgeon was forced to take ownership for a fatal procedure. He blew the whistle and has been placed on leave.The same goes with medicine, pharmacy and now dentistry. How can medical professionals/students fight against this culture. It seems OHSU is notorious for scandals. OHSU whistleblower: They were trying to pin this on me and the... Lies in Healthcare (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 19, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: nonizondi Source Type: forums

INTERNSHIP in SCANDINAVIA after EU med school
Hi, I would like to ask what are the requirements needed for someone who just finished Medical School in the EU and wants to do their Internship in Norway or Sweden? What documents are necessary? What tests are required to do? (any Language tests, additional medical tests, etc.) I am in my final year of medical school, I will be graduating summer 2018 from a EU Medical School, most specifically Slovakia. I am studying in Slovakia medicine in the english language. I am aware that after I... INTERNSHIP in SCANDINAVIA after EU med school (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mkrymson Source Type: forums

Re: Parkinson ’s disease: summary of updated NICE guidance: DaT scan in the picture, not in the guidance.
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Source: BMJ Comments - August 5, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

How to learn reading CT A/P for interns?
I'm a GS intern, and I have been trying to look at all the CT scans that I can. I seriously lack decent foundations, so honestly I have no idea what I'm looking at 90% of the time. The advice I keep getting is "look at more CTs", but I seem to lack basic understanding, so there's essentially nothing to build on. Anyone experiencing/has experienced this? Is there a website/resource where I can learn the most basic tips for reading CT abd? Thank you (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 4, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: drranjit Source Type: forums

UKCAT is unfair (to slow reader)
Thread Starter UKCAT is unfair (to slow reader) Follow 29 minutes ago 29m ago Quote: Originally Posted by FaZe Clan I think im honestly on the boarderline and wouldnt make it Sounds like you're giving up before you've tried! With practice you can get fa...
Source: The Student Room - August 3, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Graduate_Medic Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

Submit Application early(?)
Ok I have been scanning the ptcas 5million page pdf and wanted to ask *just in case* if it is ok to submit the ptcas application before the letters of recommendation, transcripts etc are received. I've been holding off because there is a problem in the system where it will not allow you to enter same email for a LOR if you have used that email already to request verification of hours. I got feedback that this is a known issue and they're working to fix it. Meanwhile I'm sitting here with... Submit Application early(?) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 10, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Dregaus Source Type: forums

Anyone ever had a 'spotty liver' on a scan
Forum: Health Posted By: Swagio Post Time: 04-07-2017 at 01:12 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - July 4, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums