Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Everyone knows about third spacing, the accumulation of fluid in the interstitial space. So what are the first and second spaces, and what are examples of first and second spacing? (This was today's question to the residents.)
- "The Intellidrug Device" -- A tooth implant that releases drugs
Forgetting to take medicine may be a thing of the past as researchers close in on creating an artificial tooth which automatically releases medicine.
- "Microsoft Demonstrates Further Commitment to Healthcare Market With Planned Acquisition of Web Search Company: Medstory's intuitive technology designed to improve access to health information and empower consumers to make better-informed health decisions"
- How to Get Started with Getting Things Done on BNET
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
- The first successful five-month pregnancy. - Slate Magazine
The record for gestational age of a surviving baby has been broken again. New record: 21 weeks and 6 days (5 months).
- Clinical Cases and Image: Using Web Services to Enhance a Medical Education Course
- Public Health Image Library (PHIL)
Tuesday, February 20, 2007
- NEJM -- Two Hearts
The post-transplantation electrocardiogram shows two QRS complexes with different axes.
- "Soldiers Face Neglect, Frustration At Army's Top Medical Facility" -- Washington Post
The common perception of Walter Reed is of a surgical hospital that shines as the crown jewel of military medicine. But 5 1/2 years of sustained combat have transformed the venerable 113-acre institution into something else entirely...
Sunday, February 18, 2007
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Monday, February 12, 2007
The Safety of Drug-Eluting Stents: Early Release from the New England Journal of Medicine (Free Full Text)
- HowStuffWorks - Learn how Everything Works!
- The Wizards of Buzz - WSJ.com (Social Bookmarking)
- Google Maps Shows Buildings and Metro Stations in New York City
- Canon EOS Digital SLR System -- Photo.net
- PodCamp NYC Blog and Podcast
PodCamp NYC is a FREE unconference dedicated to podcasting, blogging and other new/social media—hosted and co-organized by the New School.
- The Ultimate Getting Things Done Index
- Cutting through the clutter to get things done (Interview with David Allen) - CNN.com
Saturday, February 10, 2007
- Pipes: New York Times thru Flickr
This Pipe takes the New York Times homepage, passes it thru Content Analysis and uses the keywords to find Photos at Flickr.
- Hilarious Journal Articles #78: Independent Effects of Thought Speed and Thought Content on Mood
The speed of people's cognitive processing was just as important as what they processed in determining their mood. Even thinking sad thoughts at a fast pace made people relatively happy.
- QxMD - Free Medical Calculators for the Blackberry
- Nephrology Now - A Nephrology Meta-Journal
- Take One Step for a Healthy Heart | PBS
The Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease In America Wednesday, February 14, 2007, 9-11pm ET on PBS
- Cory Doctorow Interview with R.U. Sirius
Friday, February 9, 2007
Anatomically-precise Latin love song about the heart. Via Boing Boing.
- "FDA OKs First Nonprescription Diet Pill" (Alli, Low Strength Orlistat) | Washington Post
- 6 illuminating concept maps you should know about
- Pipes: Rewire the web (by Yahoo)
Pipes is an interactive feed aggregator and manipulator. Using Pipes, you can create feeds that are more powerful, useful and relevant.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
- Healthcare Blogging and Web 2.0
- Junk from China missile test raises fear of satellite collision | Guardian Unlimited
An anti-satellite weapon test conducted by China last month has added at least 800 pieces of junk to the Earth's orbit, fuelling concerns that space debris has reached a critical mass.
- GenoMed, Inc. - Applying Genomics to the Practice of Medicine. Identifying genes for several diseases: kidney failure, diabetes, emphysema, influenza, West Nile virus, WNV and cancer.
Tuesday, February 6, 2007
- DNA 11 - From Life Comes Art.
DNA 11 creates personalized and original abstract art from a sample of your DNA or fingerprints.
- ClinicalTrials.gov - Information on Clinical Trials and Human Research Studies
Monday, February 5, 2007
Sunday, February 4, 2007
- NEJM -- A Medical Mystery: Dilated Bowel
- Reuters» Second Life Sketches: The Art Of War by Warren Ellis
"The more powerful orbiters will send your avatar into an uncontrollable high-speed ascension to a point a million meters up, at which altitude your avatar starts to fall apart and you have to log out of the world."
- Repressed Memory - Literature - New York Times
In a paper posted online in the current issue of the journal Psychological Medicine, a team of psychiatrists and literary scholars reports that it could not find a single account of repressed memory, fictional or not, before the year 1800.
- American Red Cross "Safe and Well" Website for Disaster Victims
Welcome to the American Red Cross Safe and Well Website. If you have been affected by a disaster, this website provides a way for you to register yourself as "safe and well."
- Open Culture: NPR's Fresh Air Now Available as a Podcast
- Tapping the Power of Your Morning Routine : Yahoo! Finance
Habits of CEOs.
Saturday, February 3, 2007
Friday, February 2, 2007
An interventional cardiologist just instructed a patient to put the angiogram of his narrowed heart vessels on his refrigerator to remind him to stay on his diet and take his medicines. Smart.
- The Auscultation Assistant - Hear Heart Murmurs, Heart Sounds, and Breath Sounds
"Please browse this site's many educational tools for the study and practice of nephrology. This site features many contributions from members of the University of Toronto, Division of Nephrology."
Thursday, February 1, 2007
- Hilarious Journal Articles #77: Intoxication of a Hospitalized Patient with an Isopropanol-Based Hand Sanitizer
Equally tragic and comic. Makes you wonder why this doesn't happen all the time.