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Created 12.11.14 by Christina Crisologo
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  • Image of the Week – Shawl Sign The skin finding pictured in this image is commonly referred to as the “shawl sign”, and is a classic skin finding in dermatomyositis. This inflammatory myositis often presents with hip flexor weakness and skin changes in sun-exposed area. Occasionally, other skin changes are present as well. See more...VIEW >
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  • National Predental Week – Feb. 8-15, 2015

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  • During the week of Feb. 8-15, the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) will celebrate National Predental Week. There are currently more than 22,000 ASDA members representing each of the 65 U.S. dental schools and a growing number of predental members. Why You Should Participate If you are a predental, consider joining the largest national student-run...VIEW >
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  • Seven Habits of Highly Effective Clinical Students

  • Posted 12.17.14 by Rishi Kumar, MD
  • Republished with permission from here. Congratulations! You’ve made it to the clinical portion of medical school. Now you’ll work alongside interns, residents, attendings, pharmacists, social workers, and a myriad of other health care workers to provide quality care for your patients. As a resident, I’ve seen medical and PA students struggle with feelings of anxiety,...VIEW >
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  • Posted 12.15.14 by Brian Wu
  • Whether a physician goes into general practice or into a specialty area, it is likely that he or she is going to have to work with a patient population that is increasingly overweight or obese. In America alone, over half of the population is overweight and one-third is considered to be obese. Furthermore, medical experts...VIEW >
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  • Figure 1 Image of the Week, 12/13/14

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  • Image of the Week – The Clock Draw Test The clock draw test can be a window into the mind of a patient with dementia. Certain types of dementia show classic patterns on a clock draw test, which is why this test has become an important part of any dementia assessment. The erratic layout of...VIEW >
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