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2013-02-27 23:01:49

Due to a recent nationwide shortage in trauma care, Santa Rosa Orthopaedics´ (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) surgeons Frederick Bennett, MD, and Nathan Ehmer, DO, now serve as the on-call traumatologists for two out of every three shifts at the only level II trauma center between San Francisco and Oregon, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (SRMH). Drs. Bennett and Ehmer explain the invaluable medical service that trauma centers bring to their surrounding communities, and they provide physician...

2013-01-29 23:02:01

Dr. Keith Hanna, MD, F.A.C.S., of Marietta Plastic Surgery, was recently voted to be president-elect of the Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons (GSPS), a professional organization committed to advancing the science of plastic surgery. Open only to board-certified plastic surgeons, the GSPS gives plastic surgeons throughout Georgia an opportunity to share information on best practices, further advancing the level of plastic surgery care within the state. Marietta, Geogia (PRWEB) January 29,...

2013-01-08 05:01:33

For the second year in a row, three colon and rectal surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates ( http://www.LAcolon.com ), Gary H. Hoffman M.D., Eiman Firoozmand M.D. and Liza Capiendo M.D., have received the prestigious 2013 Los Angeles SuperDoctors Award. The award is based on a vote of their peers citywide, and is given to those physicians who have consistently demonstrated excellence in their field of care. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Three Los...

2013-01-03 05:00:52

Dr. Amanda Rice joins with Clear Passage Physical Therapy to research conditions previously treated only with major surgery or drugs. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Few things are more exciting for a scientist than being at the door of major life-saving advances in medicine. Dr. Amanda Rice, who joined Clear Passage Physical Therapy® as the group´s in-house researcher in December 2012, finds herself in a key role in healthcare advances that are saving lives and improving...


Latest General surgery Reference Libraries

General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

Laparoscopy
2013-03-04 09:24:55

A laparoscopy is an invasive surgical procedure used in abdominal area but is much less invasive than the preceding methods. Small incisions are made in the abdomen or pelvic area in which the camera and tools are introduced to perform the surgery or inspect the area. The method before the laparoscopy involved cutting open the area completely with longer healing time and more complications. Although in the pediatric populations, abscesses have a tendency to form around the incision sites....

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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