An article published Feb 27, 2012 in the British Medical Journal titled Hypnotics’ association with mortality or cancer: a matched cohort study is something we should know about for a few reasons. First, many of us take some form of sedative hypnotic before night shifts and second, it’s been in the news. Your patients are […]
Conventional wisdom suggests that suppositories should be placed apex (pointy end) first. After all, don’t torpedoes go pointy end first? What about arrows? And don’t forget the fencing sabre. It would seem that the rule of pointy end first is all around us. A universal constant. In Cairo, Egypt, 1991, the dogma was challenged. KH Abd-el-Maeboud et […]
Hyponatremia is all the rage these days, but the question is – When is a sodium level too low to send someone home?