| O-T Lounge|| re: Vommitng Passenger dies on flight from Nigeria to JFK (govt tries to cover up) - proger on 10/17/14 at 12:59 pm|
[quote]you usually die from internal and external bleeding....just the vomiting alone doesn't suggest ebola[/quote]
No, most people do not die from Ebola by hemorrhaging. Most die from multi-organ failure and septic shock. Not everyone bleeds. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Loftin ceramic oyster shells: tried them? - proger on 10/12/14 at 8:36 pm|
I have 2 dozen and they work great....
| Music Board|| re: Top 5 Favorite Pink Floyd Songs? - proger on 10/4/14 at 8:40 pm|
Wish You Were Here
Fat Ole Sun
A Great Day For Freedom
Yes, I cant count...
| Political Talk|| re: Why does the right wing think doctor's should be rewarded for a bad job? - proger on 8/8/14 at 10:12 am|
[quote]You're only penalized for excessive readmissions. The standard is controlled for your patient types. So if you mainly treat old people your hospital is compared to others who mainly treat old people. [/quote]
The way it was presented to me here at work is if the hospital is above the natio...
| Political Talk|| re: Why does the right wing think doctor's should be rewarded for a bad job? - proger on 8/8/14 at 6:27 am|
[quote]So I have you all on record as supporting the Medicare Readmissions Reduction Program? Would you change your mind if I told you Obama supports it (yes). [/quote]
The problem(s) I have with this is (I will use heart failure as an example, which is the #1 re-admission diagnosis):
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone ever bought jeans from Gustin.com? - proger on 7/26/14 at 10:41 pm|
How's the straight fit? Usually get boot cut to cover my clown feet some...
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone ever bought jeans from Gustin.com? - proger on 7/26/14 at 10:32 pm|
| Political Talk|| re: Obamacare Increases Medical Billing Complexity Nearly 5-fold - proger on 2/16/14 at 9:35 am|
[quote]Just fudge the codes the way you do now and charge medicare extra for your services. An extra day in the hospital, a few unnecessary tests and you'll be well compensated for your services. You know how to game the system, just do it. [/quote]
And then get thrown in jail for Medicare fraud?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Just found out my favorite Uncle has pancreatic cancer - proger on 2/15/14 at 7:31 pm|
He needs to go to a major center that treats pancreatic cancer all the time and does Whipple procedures every day. Don't let local hospitals jerk him around. His only hope is if it is early enough for the procedure to be done....
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Medical folks - vasovagal syncope - proger on 2/8/14 at 11:17 am|
[quote]I work at ochsner and we put loop recorders in more people, especially healthy teenagers, than you might think. Drs Patricia Thomas and Scott macicek (sp.) are the pediatric electrophysiology doctors and are great. I work with them a good bit and would take my child to see them of I had the s...
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Medical folks - vasovagal syncope - proger on 2/8/14 at 11:16 am|
[quote]ETA cardiology fellow please explain P-waves I am too tired. [/quote]
P-waves on the EKG represent the electrical activity of the atria depolarizing ,i.e. Your native pacemaker in the heart you were born with. This impulse then reaches the bottom chambers, the ventricles, to cause the ac...
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Medical folks - vasovagal syncope - proger on 2/8/14 at 9:10 am|
Where do you live and where are you taking her for cardiology visits? I am a cardiology fellow and would like to help anyway I can...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Just became a father for the first time - proger on 2/2/14 at 7:44 am|
Start saving for the wedding now...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Top 242 Barbecue Sauces in the World - proger on 1/26/14 at 8:17 am|
Blues hog is really good...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Ate something bad the other night - proger on 1/12/14 at 4:10 pm|
Yep. There is no proof that taking anti-diarrheal meds will prolong it or make it worse. You having diarrhea is the result of the infection not your body trying to purge itself. Do whatever to make yourself feel better. And stay hydrated...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Whiskey/Bourbon/Scotch appreciation thread - proger on 1/11/14 at 1:29 pm|
[quote]Stopped by Red White & Brew in Hammond today and they seem to be carrying more of a selection than the last time I was there. [/quote]
Owner is one of my best buds. I talk to him all the time about different whiskey's to try to get. Really great craft beer and wine selection. BMH has be...
| Political Talk|| re: Ok, I take back what I said on Obamacare - proger on 1/5/14 at 1:43 pm|
I agree with you and MeauxJeaux. OP must not know the full story with his cousin. There is not an insurance company around that I can imagine that would not cover PLEX therapy for TTP, once deductibles are met....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Whiskey/Bourbon/Scotch appreciation thread - proger on 1/2/14 at 7:34 pm|
I'm not impressed with EC21 for the price at all.
Trying OFBB12 for the first time. 2013 was def better...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Whiskey/Bourbon/Scotch appreciation thread - proger on 12/29/13 at 4:25 pm|
FPD: Four Roses yellow label. Take that Pappy drinkers...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Best pralines in New Orleans? - proger on 12/26/13 at 6:55 pm|
My favorite are actually Brennan's of Houston. You can order them off their website...