Laurie, A Chronic Dose, is this week's host of Grand Rounds. You can read this weeks grand rounds, Getting Some Education, here. Wonderful edition!
Welcome to this week’s Grand Rounds. As I revised syllabi and edited assignments for the upcoming semester, I couldn’t help but think that an Education theme was appropriate for a post-Labor Day edition. Whether you’re heading back to a classroom, an office, or a hospital today, hopefully this selection of posts will resonate with you.
For runners and hikers, especially, there have been some good posts in the past month on foot care:
Doctor Mama (a runner) -- Feets, Don't Fail Me Now answers this inquiry
My feet are trashed—ingrown toenails, blisters, corns, bunions. I fear they will end my running career. Any advice?Medicine for the Outdoors -- Foot Blisters 1 is on ways to prevent blisters and about treating them.
As in all of medicine, prevention is paramount. To prevent blisters, one must minimize friction generated by the normal biomechanical forces of walking and the contributors to friction. ...............
A new blog to me called Revealed. Check out the posts on Ear and Eye Prosthetics Formation. The photo to the right is from this post.
“Well…you’re the first doctor who’s ever been nice to me.”
A new documentary on aid workers in war zones shows the tough choices, dilemmas and limits faced by doctors providing emergency care in extreme conditions.Shot in 2005-2006 and presented at the Venice film festival, "Living in Emergency" follows four Western volunteers working in Africa for Doctors Without Borders (MSF), the French-based aid agency which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999.