| O-T Lounge|| re: Optometry: LA HB 1065/SB 568: What if your Louisiana Eye Surgeon is NOT an MD? - big70 on 5/17/14 at 12:22 pm|
[quote]So this is where that God complex comes from. [/quote]
Listen I know in today's everyone gets a trophy world it's not pc to say people are unequal in anything but when it comes to people's health it's completely necessary to admit knowledge inequality and deficiency. That's why an IM Dr do...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Optometry: LA HB 1065/SB 568: What if your Louisiana Eye Surgeon is NOT an MD? - big70 on 5/17/14 at 12:06 pm|
[quote]OMD is condescending? Its an abbreviation, bro.[/quote]
It is intentional by you or the ppl you got it from to diminish the knowledge to come across as equals. Any given MD knows more about the body as a whole and about systemic drug interactions than an OD. Using OMD is a subtle way of tr...
| Political Talk|| re: Are we sure optometrists should do eye surgery w/o going to medical school? - big70 on 5/16/14 at 9:10 pm|
[quote]No its not. Cardiologists know alot about the heart. Yet they aren't trained to do open heart surgery, analogous to optometrists and ophthos. Interventional cards =/= CT surg.[/quote]
Cardiology prevents need for ct surgery and is doing stuff that ct surgery doesn't do ....optometrist are ...
| Political Talk|| re: Are we sure optometrists should do eye surgery w/o going to medical school? - big70 on 5/16/14 at 3:00 pm|
No, the cardiologist and CT surgeon graduated medical school..
Well yeah, I was just trying to illustrate the point that you could know alot about organ pathology without being qualified to operate on said organ.
Cardiology is more interested doing their own interve...
| Tiger Rant|| re: If we win out, our WORST case bowl will be?... - big70 on 11/4/13 at 10:09 am|
[quote]If we win out, our WORST case bowl will be?[/quote]
BCS bowl. If we win out we will be 10-2 likely top 5 and the second or highest ranked SEC team (depending on other games) and will have ended the season with two high profile wins with Bama and TAMU. If we win the SEC then obviously the s...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Biggest Game is Miles Career? - big70 on 11/4/13 at 10:05 am|
[quote]we are not playing for the SEC or NC title[/quote]
We are still very much in the hunt for an SEC title and that depends largely on saturday. ...
| SEC Ticket Exchange|| re: 2 Bama/LSU tickets for sale - big70 on 10/11/13 at 12:41 pm|
| SEC Ticket Exchange|| LSU/Bama hotel - big70 on 9/16/13 at 6:32 pm|
Looking for a hotel in Tuscaloosa for lsu bama game.
Email at email@example.com...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| re: Need Hotel/Tickets in Tuscaloosa - big70 on 9/16/13 at 9:03 am|
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Need Hotel/Tickets in Tuscaloosa - big70 on 9/15/13 at 10:13 pm|
Looking for hotel in tuscaloosa (November 8-9 or just 9th)
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone heard these Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist radio commercials? - big70 on 4/24/13 at 6:20 pm|
[quote]Are you talking about the same AMA who supported Obamacare? The AMA is a figurehead who sold out their profession in order to get a big paycheck from the govt. [/quote]
Just one of many
heres another tha...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone heard these Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist radio commercials? - big70 on 4/24/13 at 6:10 pm|
[quote]from your link 'however, we must also ensure our teaching hospitals have all the resources they need to develop a highly trained physician workforce.” Crowley continued, “Teaching hospitals have taken on a great deal of responsibility, but they need the support of Congress and adequate federa...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone heard these Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist radio commercials? - big70 on 4/24/13 at 6:01 pm|
[quote]and why do you think congress does this? groundswell of opposition from healthcare consumers? grow up. I talk to plenty of doctors and, with VERY rare exception, their main concern is money...all they do is complain about lawyers, malpractice insurance, reduced payments from the gov't, etc......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone heard these Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist radio commercials? - big70 on 4/23/13 at 10:51 pm|
[quote]Ophthalmologists are hilarious with their hyperbole[/quote]
Study done at the VA...381 patients...6 had preventable blindness due to mismanagement by optometrists. 16 progressive vision loss. 87 at risk of lo...
| Tiger Rant|| re: @JacquesDoucet: This Les Miles/Arkansas thing certainly isn't lunacy...(Update) - big70 on 11/27/12 at 7:07 pm|
[quote]Meh. Oklahoma St. didnt have a problem replacing Miles with someone who did better then he did at Okie St.
You could say the exact same thing with regards to Saban and LSU. Miles brought that program out of the gutter. Gundy brought it from the middle of the pack to one elite ...
| More Sports Board|| re: 3 Teams from 1 Parish will win State. - big70 on 11/26/12 at 7:26 pm|
[quote]Well, I'll say this. They're no Cedar Creek with a freaking carpool from Monroe to Ruston, but they def get kids from Union and Caldwell. "Recruiting" has definitely decreased the last 4 years as Sterlington's program has regressed.
Oh, and OCS holds back a ridiculous amount of kids. For ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What kind of jobs could one get with a biology degree/chemistry minor? - big70 on 6/6/12 at 9:05 pm|
[quote]I'm not totally opposed to working a low tier job at a hospital, but the way I see it, what looks better? Working some hospital job any jackleg with a HS diploma can do for a year, OT actually using my degree and doing something a little more challenging for a year? Plus I'll have experience ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What kind of jobs could one get with a biology degree/chemistry minor? - big70 on 6/6/12 at 7:45 pm|
Since you are wanting to go to med school take whatever job you can at a hospital. From pushing gurneys mopping floors to being an er scribe or ekg tech it will pay off. I promise. Sure it would be fun to do something adventurous for a year but until you get in to med school work at a hospital. Sacr...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What is the point of having an appointment time at the Dr's office? - big70 on 5/15/12 at 9:00 pm|
A lot easier to do if your clients dont have the possibility of dying.
That's what hospital emergency rooms are for not primary care physicans.[/quote]
So that patient who is before you who asks a couple questions about how to use their diabetes medication should just be pushe...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What is the point of having an appointment time at the Dr's office? - big70 on 5/15/12 at 7:22 pm|
[quote]When I see clients I tell them ahead of time if they are late, we still have to end on time in order not to affect the rest of the schedule. Doctors should do the same.[/quote]
A lot easier to do if your clients dont have the possibility of dying....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Where is the fun in the trip to the doctor now? - big70 on 5/15/12 at 8:20 am|
CT colonoscopies were actually invented by a guy who graduated from and did a residency at LSUHSC Shreveport
| O-T Lounge|| re: Would you use a physician who... - big70 on 5/12/12 at 10:08 am|
[quote]The AMA makes med schools have a certain number of seats, in order to allow a monlopistic control of the market not based on indivual candidates skill level.[/quote]
Entirely false. The AMA and every admissions office in the country is trying to up the number of seats in med school classes...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How prevalent is adderall usage in medical school or any.... - big70 on 4/11/12 at 1:01 am|
[quote]To me personally, practicing medicine is different than sitting in front of a book or computer for hours on end.
Just wait till that free care gun shot wound comes in at 4am and then you are doing the scheduled lap chole (which youve done 300 times before in your career) at 1 pm...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How prevalent is adderall usage in medical school or any.... - big70 on 4/11/12 at 12:55 am|
[quote]learn it later. [/quote]
The patients might not like that too much. The lawyers might though....
| O-T Lounge|| re: How prevalent is adderall usage in medical school or any.... - big70 on 4/11/12 at 12:49 am|
IMHO aside from ethical reasons the problem with adderall is the lack of end point. With med school yeah there is an end to straight book learning but then as soon as that gets done you are pulling 30 hour shifts in residency with overnight call after youve already worked 50 hours that week. Are you...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Which Medical School is better?? LSUHSCS, LSUHSCNO or Tulane - big70 on 3/18/12 at 11:15 am|
[quote]eah, I edited above. They just lost their ACS verified status. They're still Level 1--I had heard they lost that, but apparent it's not true. I couldn't find anything else saying it was level 1 other than their own website.
Edit: I had heard from American College of Surgeons that ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Which Medical School is better?? LSUHSCS, LSUHSCNO or Tulane - big70 on 3/18/12 at 11:09 am|
[quote]Except Shreveport doesn't have a level 1 trauma center (check the ACS website if you don't believe me--the only two centers in LA are LSU-IH and Rapides, which is level 2).
For the rest of that, I pretty much agree with your statement. NO does have more recognized departments and associ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Which Medical School is better?? LSUHSCS, LSUHSCNO or Tulane - big70 on 3/18/12 at 10:29 am|
[quote]A better comparison would have been UCLA School of Medicine and UC Riverside School of Medicine. They're in the same system, but one gets more funding from NIH and state, has better incoming students, has a larger population base, has a level 1 trauma center, is older and more established, et...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Which Medical School is better?? LSUHSCS, LSUHSCNO or Tulane - big70 on 3/18/12 at 10:02 am|
[quote]Med School deans and other officials took considerable time ripping all LA med schools at the AMSA conference this year.[/quote]
Who cares? The only people whos perception matters is residency program directors which the LSUs have earned by putting out competent hard working interns who kn...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Does Trent Johnson=Curley Hallman? - big70 on 3/14/12 at 10:49 am|