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2014-04-01 15:31:58

Recommended presurgical psychological screening assessments largely ignored In a report published in the April edition of the Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques, a Johns Hopkins team says that only 10 percent of orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons follow professional guidelines recommending routine psychological screenings of patients prior to major surgery for severe back and leg pain. The oversight, researchers say, may pose a serious risk to patients' surgical recovery....

2014-03-31 23:29:14

Dr. Andres Bustillo Announces New Usage of Google Glass to Enhance Surgical Experience for Patients Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Based in Coral Gables, Florida, renowned facial plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Bustillo has begun implementing a revolutionary new technology that can allow him to photograph and video the surgery process hands free. Google Glass has been enabling its users to document many things, all with voice activation; Dr. Bustillo is among the first plastic surgeons to...

2014-03-31 23:29:13

Plastic Surgeons Dr. Ruth Hillelson and Dr. Terry Whipple Unveil New Website Improvements Richmond, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Dr. Ruth Hillelson and Dr. Terry Whipple have announced exciting new updates to their practice’s website, located at http://www.AmericanSelf.com. The new, fully responsive design offers many easy-to-use features for online visitors and prospective patients of American Self. Dr. Hillelson and Dr. Whipple both understand how much technology and its rapid...

2014-03-30 23:21:51

Newport Beach, Orange County, and Beverly Hills Facelift Surgeon Dr. Michael Sundine announces the Launch of the Sundine Center for Facial Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. The Sundine Center is dedicated to both the enhancement of facial appearance and the reconstruction of the face in children and adults. Costa Mesa, California (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Dr. Michael Sundine is proud to announce the launch of the Sundine Center for Facial Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Sundine has been...

2014-03-28 23:25:34

Carlo Honrado, MD, Beverly Hills facial plastic surgeon, now performs revolutionary ThermiLift procedure. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Dr. Carlo Honrado, facial plastic expert in Beverly Hills, is proud to introduce ThermiLift, an innovative and revolutionary new facelift procedure, to his Los Angeles patients. As one of the first physicians in the nation to possess this cutting edge technology, and serving on the Board of Directors for the impressive treatment, Dr. Honrado is...

2014-03-28 23:22:22

More than 10 million women in the United States are impacted by urological diseases. Awareness campaign aims to shed light on the taboo topic so women don’t suffer in silence any longer. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Mediaplanet announces the launch of “Women’s Pelvic Health”, a cross-platform campaign distributed this weekend as a 12-page print publication within the LA Times on Saturday March 29th, and digitally across a network of online platforms, reaching...

2014-03-28 20:20:08

Low self-esteem can cloud the natural beauty of spring, but with plastic surgery from BHP, you can enjoy all that the season offers. LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As shirtless beachgoers and blooming flowers alike remind us, we're entering the most gorgeous season of the year. Plastic surgery from Beverly Hills Physicians offers the opportunity to share in the season of rebirth and beauty with a new sense of joy. Browsing their gallery of plastic surgery before and...

2014-03-27 23:25:37

Out with the old, in with the new: Suggestions for better back care habits from one of Florida’s top Spine Surgeons. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 So the saying goes: Practice something daily for 3 weeks and it becomes a routine habit for your body. Why not consider some “spring cleaning” in the habits department for better back health? Dr. Scott Katzman, spine surgeon at Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery, encourages preventative back care to help avoid long...

2014-03-27 23:25:34

Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Facelift Surgery in Beverly Hills, shares his expert knowledge of contemporary facial plastic surgery that produces natural, customized results. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 World-renowned facelift surgeon, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the CENTER for Advanced Facelift Surgery in Beverly Hills, responded today to new plastic surgery statistics that revealed social media’s impact on cosmetic surgery. One in three plastic...

2014-03-26 12:29:51

FAIRFAX, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) and M2S announced today the launch of the NeuroVascular Quality Initiative(TM) (NVQI(TM)), a multi-module registry system designed to track performance and outcomes data across a variety of neurovascular conditions. The launch debuts the Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) module, which will be used to track and benchmark clinical performance at the center level and nationally, providing...


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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...

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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'