Friday, 15 Feb 2019


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03 Sep 2018 Social 3 important lessons: 1) Often the most important thing we give a patient is not what we think it is; 2) Much of what you are taught is wrong; 3) Keep a sunshine folder. #SGU White Coat ceremony
02 Apr 2018 Social Patients believe that a lab test is a systematic numeric representation their biology and a pivotal arbiter of wellness. Patients who are overly fixated on a specific lab result are that way because we made them that way!
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Okay, I am definitely going to try using this in clinic, a way to calculate BMI normalised CRP #ACR17 @RheumNow Abs #…
12 Dec 2017 Social RT @rlbates: Doctor's Decision To Write Name On His Cap Has Changed Medicine Forever via @ladbible
11 Aug 2017 Social Is there connnection betw guidelines committees (w/ 75% industry ties) and trend to widen diagnosis definitions?
20 May 2015 Social Billion people (>20% world's adult pop) smoke, and 240 million (~ 5%), suffer from alcoholism. Global impact is huge.
21 Apr 2018 Social RT @psufka: A real, effective apology has three parts: (1) Acknowledge how your action affected the person; (2) say you're sorry; (3) descr…
25 Nov 2018 Social 2018 NRMP report shows Rheumatology as one of the most competitive fellowships with 313 applicants for 221 positions - 147 filled by US grads and 69 by FMGs.
17 Jan 2018 Social RT @kdao2011 Every female medical student, resident, fellow, junior faculty should read this! empowerment Letter to a Young Female Physician — NEJM
30 Aug 2017 Social FDA approves 1st gene therapy - CAR T-cell therapy approved B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
09 Jul 2015 Social Renaissance doc Len Calabrese blogs on Wine and the Rheumatologist @
25 Oct 2016 Social Everything will be alright in the end; & if it’s not alright, then it’s not yet the end.Prescribing Hope in Medicine
19 Jun 2018 Social Unbelievable!t Cuprimine (Penicillamine) is one of the most expensive drugs on the market. Annual cost $31,426 ($261.89/tablet) & for Wilson’s Disease. >50yrs old, side effect ridden & objectionably expensive! Shame on Valeant. Congress help w/ drug prices
13 Oct 2015 Social RT @medicalaxioms: Little Miss Muffet Sat on a tuffet And suffered from ICD-10 code: F40.210
12 Feb 2018 Social RT @uptoTate: SIBO review. Dr. U. Mahadevan #RWCS @RheumNow
22 Sep 2017 Social RT @dougveale: Congrats to Dr Richard Conway who won Young Investigator at ISR @RichardPAConway @EMEUNET @UCD_CAR
27 Dec 2016 Social BMJ study of >19k men, shows testosterone use associated w/ 63% increased risk of DVT in the 1st 6mos.
06 Aug 2018 Social Some words in Rheumatology are out-dated and have been "retired" (fibrositis, rheumatism, MCTD, etc). In your opinion, WHAT WORD OR RHEUM TERM SHOULD BE RETIRED?
04 Dec 2015 Social 15 days of Holiday ICD-10 codes - Proves how utterly useless the new codes are.
21 Mar 2018 Social RT @uptoTate: My latest musings!