| Political Talk|| re: Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list - MDcajuntiger on 4/23/14 at 8:50 pm|
In residency I had a list of about 50 vets on a waiting list for a penile prosthesis
Before I get lambasted, we had to triage the more pressing issues ahead of them. I would get call once a month from someone threatening to get their US senator/rep involved (to advocate for their 80 y/o erection...
| Political Talk|| re: So my daughter has received interest from an Ivy League school - MDcajuntiger on 4/21/14 at 8:32 pm|
[quote]Vandy is really really nice. And they have money to spend! It was in my final 3 for med school. [/quote]
Be thankful you didn't. Students were very sheltered/coddled. Limited experience. Always looking for a lecture to attend instead of getting their hands dirty. My podunk state medical...
| Political Talk|| re: So my daughter has received interest from an Ivy League school - MDcajuntiger on 4/21/14 at 7:58 pm|
I would recommend pursuing a learning environment that works for her. Perhaps going to a smaller, less prestigious school will allow her to be a "big fish in a little pond".
This interesting phenomenon is addressed/supported in Gladwell's "David and Goliath". High achievers at smaller schools pe...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Living in Nashville(check your email ItNeverRains) - MDcajuntiger on 4/20/14 at 7:58 pm|
For younger folks:
Bellevue to the west
Tusculum to the south (just on the Williamson/Davidson county line
East Nashville (gentrified area)
I lived closed to Vanderbilt and still have my condo that I can't sell :banghead:
We also lived in the Tusculum area and had a n...
| Political Talk|| re: France strikes a blow for work-life balance - MDcajuntiger on 4/12/14 at 8:27 pm|
[quote]there is nothing, nothing...that cannot wait until monday.[/quote]
Just wait until physicians start adopting this philosophy. If/when things deteroriate under the ACA and provider shortages, you will have many people getting the "our office is currently closed" or "call back on Monday" pro...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Body by Science Workouts?? - MDcajuntiger on 4/9/14 at 7:18 pm|
[quote]In the mean time, I'll spend my time getting swole in the gym during lunch. [/quote]
As you get older you will not be able to train with the same volume you can now. BBS is a sound way to train that allows you TIME to do the other things in life that are important.
In the meantime, ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Your 2014-2015 LSU Golden Girls - MDcajuntiger on 4/6/14 at 6:46 pm|
[quote]#4 mid row[/quote]
Is my temp babysitter (seriously)
Very nice girl who wants to be a doctor......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Intermittent Fasting: Anyone Try It? - MDcajuntiger on 3/31/14 at 9:33 pm|
I use a 16 hour fast and 8 hour feed window.
Been doing it for 2.5 years. Stricter in the summer. Allows me to stay busy in the AM without worrying about food.
40 hours ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best General Surgeon - Baton Rouge Area - MDcajuntiger on 3/30/14 at 8:51 pm|
I am not sure
All of the guys I listed have fellowships in lap/ minimally invasive surgery
If you ever need work on your prostate, kidney or bladder, I know a guy.....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best General Surgeon - Baton Rouge Area - MDcajuntiger on 3/30/14 at 8:44 pm|
Brent Allain - Allain may be able to do all laparoscopic/ robotic
These tend to be pretty routine and well within the wheelhouse of a private practice general surgeon...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who here played a collegiate sport? - MDcajuntiger on 3/29/14 at 11:23 pm|
Football (USL, hence my handle)...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - MDcajuntiger on 3/20/14 at 8:53 am|
At this point it is a consideration...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - MDcajuntiger on 3/15/14 at 8:09 am|
[quote] LINK quote: What is source for this info? [/quote]
Interesting comments and links (MSN Money) at the bottom of that article...
Not ready for that much tin foil yet, but it is interesting. It does present an interesting viewpoint. The focus may be on the assets on the plane more than ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - MDcajuntiger on 3/15/14 at 7:46 am|
[quote]quote: "It is conceivable that the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 plane is 'cloaked', hiding with high-tech electronic warfare weaponry that exists and is used," according to the site. quote: "In fact, this type of technology is precisely the expertise of Freescale, that has 20 employees on ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Thread: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - MDcajuntiger on 3/10/14 at 6:31 pm|
[quote]has anyone checked on the existence of a company called The Dharma Initiative?[/quote]
This is very aggressive advertising for the upcoming "Lost" feature film
JJ Abrams trolling the shite out of the world and taking names......
| O-T Lounge|| re: What hotel to stay at in downtown Nashville? - MDcajuntiger on 2/16/14 at 8:24 pm|
Hutton is very nice /upscale place. They have a free shuttle that will get you anywhere within a few miles (should get you to Preds game). Hutton gives you good access to Vanderbilt. Good place to eat close by is Amerigo (get tiramusa)
Union station is an older place closer to Bridgestone arena....
| Political Talk|| re: Question for those who think health care is a right - MDcajuntiger on 2/11/14 at 4:56 pm|
In fairness, my post was not an answer to the OP. I was expanding on a theme that gets perpetuated by some on this board (that the delivery of healthcare by medical professionals in the USA is broken).
I would argue that the maintenance of health in our country is broken...
Oh, almost forgot....
| Political Talk|| re: Question for those who think health care is a right - MDcajuntiger on 2/11/14 at 4:28 pm|
[quote] re: Question for those who think health care is a right (Posted on 2/11/14 at 3:19 pm to Tigah in the ATL) quote: that is just false. Western Socialist European nations have healthcare as good as ours. Take it from a doctor: They don't. There is a reason the foreign medical students com...
| Coaching Changes|| re: IF Saban bolts to Texas, who are the top candidates to replace him at Bama? - MDcajuntiger on 12/10/13 at 5:12 pm|
After testosterone replacement and penile prosthesis, he is ready to "coach" again
| Coaching Changes|| re: Gus to the NFL. Not if, only when. - MDcajuntiger on 12/8/13 at 9:10 am|
Gus to Texans
Will draft Manziel......
| O-T Lounge|| re: What does this pic mean to you? - MDcajuntiger on 12/7/13 at 2:24 pm|
Variety of "4 play" prior to a threesome, but no fisting as indicated by the open hand...
| SEC Rant|| re: The "Alabama Fans Derailed This Thread" Thread - MDcajuntiger on 12/5/13 at 8:37 pm|
[quote]Oh and for the reasons...one MAJOR one is AGE[/quote]
UT gonna clone him, hence the 12 million per year is a bargain for owning him forever. Next time apply some critical thinking skills to this situation please.
Book it. He gone
| Coaching Changes|| re: Saban to Stay Timeline Thread (With Full Saban Deflection) - MDcajuntiger on 12/5/13 at 1:46 pm|
[quote]I would be remiss if I didn't start this thread with a quote from a great poster and hope that you follow his instructions. "Don't like it, don't read it." - GEAUXMedic It is important that we start out with the source of animosity towards Nick Saban on this board. December 2004 - Nick ...
| Coaching Changes|| re: Colin Cowherd: "shock the world" rumors swirling - MDcajuntiger on 12/5/13 at 7:46 am|
Les will contribute 1 million per year to the pot.
The stipulation is that Smacker has to live with Terry and Nick. Nick to train Smacker to process bitches in Lake Travis and in the pool.
| Coaching Changes|| re: Colin Cowherd: "shock the world" rumors swirling - MDcajuntiger on 12/5/13 at 7:31 am|
| Tiger Rant|| re: New neck: STTDB --> PTTUB - MDcajuntiger on 11/29/13 at 8:26 pm|
"Duck, that Tigers sick"
Would be sort of an inside joke for LSU fans...
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Swole Club™: Planned Meals - MDcajuntiger on 11/27/13 at 8:33 pm|
Would devote weekend day to grilling:
- chicken breasts
-ground beef patties
-cuts of steak of choice (flat iron works well)
-lower fat option sausage links (chicken/turkey based)
From that base, meal options can include:
Garnishing omlettes or frittatas (Italian egg casserol...
| Political Talk|| re: Another JFK Assassination Thread... Question inside - MDcajuntiger on 11/27/13 at 5:51 pm|
[link=(http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/cold-case-jfk.html)]NOVA Ballistics Analysis[/link]
Review at your leisure/ provide feedback.
3D recons of the plaza and cranial fragment/fracture patterns
Field testing of the bullets fired in different mediums
| Political Talk|| re: Healthcare costs and ER utilization - MDcajuntiger on 11/26/13 at 11:51 am|
I have had patients state allergies to epinephrine :rolleyes:
There seems to an inverse relationship to coping/life skills and number of medication allergies :lol: ...
| Political Talk|| re: Healthcare costs and ER utilization - MDcajuntiger on 11/26/13 at 11:43 am|
[quote]Not likely...WILL. [/quote]
Roger that. Physician compare is on the way.
"Likely" was chosen hoping that I am still getting more positive reviews for candor to offset the negative ones moving forward.