Outpatient Orthopedics/Rheumatology

An excellent review of outpatient orthopedics/rheumatology by Dr. Syed. She goes over the empty can test, tennis elbow, trigger finger/flexor tenosynovitis, etc. – information that is particularly useful in our primary care clinics! (Note that the slide presentation is not viewable in email format – must visit the actual blog website to access the information).

Neglected Tropical Diseases that Kill

This morning, Dr. Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., the Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, gave a talk at UTSW titled “Neglected Tropical Diseases, Anti-Poverty Vaccines, and Blue Marble Health.” With the inundation of Ebola news, many of the more common (and more deadly) tropical diseases are forgotten. Take a look at this data, posted by Dr. Hotez, about Neglected Tropical Diseases that Kill.


TIME Person of the Year: The Ebola Fighters

Every year TIME magazine announces its “Person of the Year” as past recepients include President Barack Obama, Dr. David Ho, and Sir Winston Churchill. This year it is the “Ebola Fighters” which include the men and women who have bravely combated this disease – nurses, scientists, survivors, ambulance drivers, burial teams, and more. Click on the picture below to learn more!

Ebola TIME