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All Set for the 2nd #HealthXPh Philippine Healthcare Social Media Summit (#hcsmph) at the PICC

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In this upcoming second summit in Manila on April 21, 2016, #HealthXPh will be bringing the discussion a step further into the healthcare social media landscape . “From click to brick” (this year’s summit tagline) will teach participants ethical, practical and hands on social media skills to level up their healthcare portfolio. #HealthXPh will hope to teach participants basic social media skill and align it with their healthcare goals.

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EBM Tools : Ten Ways of Improving Journal Clubs

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Our department has been conducting evidenced based journal clubs for its orthopedic staff since last year. We implemented a relatively standard, EBM style “format” of presentation that encourages thorough, analytical and critical thinking among our residents. This was also to prepare these residents for a better, EBM acceptable researches in the future. Indeed during the…

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Going under a knife to mold a surgeon

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I must admit.I’m a bit compulsive and freaked whenever a close person get sick or will undergo a surgical procedure. In our family, I’m the only medically “knowledgeable” person. Being a  the medical guy in a family is a whooping responsibility. Yes it is. The three or four surgeries my mom and sis went through…

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Superspecialists or super generalist orthopods?

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This question was thrown to us by one former orthopedic mentor during our lively deli-beer-ations post surgery. The discussion came about as we were thanking them for extending time and effort to do an instructional course on their field of specialty. I added that these orthopedic courses should bring up the level of our general…

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SMS -remote-controlled orthopedic surgery, anyone????

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This interesting news caught my attention just today. A British doctor volunteering in DR Congo used text message instructions from a colleague to perform a life-saving amputation on a boy.- BBC News Health It is not unusual for surgeons to refer to other surgeons for guidance on opinions regarding some cases they do. Some are…

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