nos-trum. pronunciation: \nos'-trum\. noun. Etymology: Latin, neuter of noster our, ours.
1. a medicine of secret composition recommended by its preparer but usually without scientific proof of its effectiveness.
2. a usually questionable remedy or scheme.
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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Top Five Posts Over The Last Six Months - 7 Oct 10

 
For your interest, these are the five posts that were most popular, highest pageviews first.

1.  Doctors Get Sick Too -  My Appendicitis Story  I'm hoping this was interesting from a clinical point of view, not as a soap opera.

2.  Commonwealth Fund Blasts US Health Care:  Helpful But Subject To Criticism  Like most organizations who are activists for or against HCR, they use selected data to support their cause.

3.  Doctors Fleeing Medicare In Texas, Fed Up (Pun Intended)  The rate of non-participation has grown several fold this year.

4.  Healthcare Reform:  Focusing On The Goals And The Dialogue  My grand scheme for reform (pre HCR law passage):  Cost, Access, Coverage, Quality.

5.  Should Nurse Anesthetists Work Unsupervised By Doctors?  There's a reasonable middle ground


Actually, there was one cartoon that would have made it into the top 10:

Medical Cartoonville - 7 July 10


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