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Archive for April, 2011

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April 13th, 2011

Practice-Changing Articles IV

Greg Bratton, MD

Recent advances and discussions in medicine are the cornerstone of Journal Watch. Here’s the fourth installment of the articles that made the biggest impression on me in the past 2 weeks. I hope you enjoy the articles I selected. Please feel free to leave a comment on the articles — Do you like them? Dislike them? Agree, disagree, state […]


April 7th, 2011

The Colors of Life

Greg Bratton, MD

For a week, the patient in bed 301 had been fighting. After being found unresponsive and hypothermic in the field, this 48-year-old male was brought to the ICU and was treated for metabolic acidosis, end-stage liver disease, hepatic encephalopathy, and an acute upper GI bleed, all in the context of presumed alcohol intoxication/withdrawal. It was […]


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