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Smooth Operator: The British Medical Journal offers recommended playlist for surgeons, warns to avoid 'Another One Bites the Dust'

The BMJ warns against 'irritating' music which will distract trainee medics.
Surgeons should serenade patients with a blast of "Smooth Operator" when they are under the knife but avoid "Another One Bites The Dust", the British Medical Journal has advised.

Antibiotic Resistance

The problem of antibiotic resistance has been festering for decades and has finally reached the crisis point, according to the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), WHO, the European Union, and President Obama.

Stop workplace bullying in hospitals

Do you know if your hospital has a problem with workplace bullying among staff? If you think not, you may be surprised, given the results of a recent survey.

Physician Suicide 101: Secrets, Lies, and Solutions

Editor's Note: This article was adapted from a lecture presented at the 2014 American Academy of Family Physicians Assembly held in Washington, DC, in October. It is being published on Medscape with the permission of the author.

What is the My Promise to Children campaign?

My Promise to Children is a civil society digital-led campaign that aims to activate the Promise the world made 25 years ago to children, when the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on 20 November 1989.

Frozen Poop Pills Fight Life-Threatening Infections

Fecal transplants can be life-saving for people with stubborn bacterial infections, but they're not for the faint of heart. So doctors have come up with a way to make them more palatable: the frozen poop pill.

AAP Updates Guidelines on Bronchiolitis in Young Children

Management of bronchiolitis in children aged 1 to 23 months no longer requires testing for specific viruses or a trial dose of a bronchodilator, according to new guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and published online October 27 in Pediatrics.

Pediatric Research 2014: The Year's Most Interesting Studies

Editor's Note: Keeping up with the relentless body of literature in specialty journals is a daunting task for primary care pediatric providers. Nevertheless, keep up they must; much of this new research affects day-to-day practice and, crucially, early detection and management of numerous conditions that first present in the primary care setting.

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