Posts Tagged ‘evidence-based medicine’

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May 8th, 2013

Restart, and a Focus on Vaccinations

After a false start, we’re back at it here on the Residency Training blog! From now on, I plan to post most Wednesdays, with some randomly dispersed surprise posts thrown in for good measure. As always, if there’s a specific topic you’d like to see addressed, feel free to make note of it below in […]


March 2nd, 2012

Curses and Blessings of Aging

 It seems that every time I am in clinic, patients bring in supplements they bought to prevent aging. I usually look at the product ingredients, which include vitamins and herbs, and ask myself three questions: 1. Why didn’t I market this? I could put vitamins and herbs together and sell it to the baby boomers saying […]


February 16th, 2012

What’s New in Medicine

Staying up to date with the most recent advances in medicine is a challenge and a necessity if we want to offer patients the best care possible. That being said, being a physician is one of the busiest careers and finding free time to read journals is not exactly easy. That’s where Journal Watch comes […]


October 17th, 2011

Checking It Twice

I always remember my mother trying to teach me things I didn’t agree with. Being the bigmouth that I was (am), I would voice my disagreement, and she would tell me that, one day, I would tell my kids the same thing. I, of course, did not agree. I felt the same way about some […]


May 19th, 2011

Practice-Changing Articles V

Recent advances and discussions in medicine are the cornerstone of Journal Watch. Here’s the fifth 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 your […]


April 13th, 2011

Practice-Changing Articles IV

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 your […]


February 14th, 2011

Practice-Changing (or at Least Interesting!) Articles

Recent advances and discussions in medicine are the cornerstone of Journal Watch. To provide some insight into what I believe is potentially the most practice-changing current medical information for busy clinicians, I will be highlighting three articles every other week that I think are interesting, relevant, and, in some cases, just plain fascinating. I hope […]


November 9th, 2010

Concussion in Sports: A New Ballgame

The September issue of Journal Watch General Medicine included an article from the American Academy of Pediatrics about new criteria for diagnosis and management of concussions in children and adolescents. Shortly after this issue was published, a segment aired on ESPN regarding a confrontation between the head football coach at Texas Christian University and its […]


October 26th, 2010

Getting Started — Introductions

As a new contributor to Journal Watch, I wanted to introduce myself prior to imparting my thoughts upon the masses. In short, I am in my third, and final, year of Family Medicine residency at John Peter Smith Hospital (JPS) in Fort Worth, Texas, and I am planning on pursuing a fellowship in Sports Medicine when this year […]


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