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Glasgow Coma Scale Self-Test

Test your ability to quickly calculate Glasgow Coma Scale scores. For EMS/nursing/medical students. [more inside]
posted by not_the_water on Sep 6, 2016 - 1 comment

Rosin Cerate

An intensely researched blog mostly about weird and esoteric characteristics of living things. Also lakes and video games.
posted by bismol on Jul 9, 2015 - 2 comments

Fragments of The Future--Twenty-Six Big Ideas That Will Shape The Human Future

Fragments of The Future outlines 26 big ideas that will likely shape the human future. This is a short, thought-provoking read. In this book you will learn about: 1) Two extremely effective classes of drugs that are not yet, but likely will be, used for smoking cessation 2) How religion will change in the near future 3) How governments can do help irresponsible people while simultaneously helping society 4) What families in the future will look like 5) The likely fate of the Neanderthals ...and much more... If you do read this book, please send me an e-mail with your thoughts. Many thanks, Rich E. Glamape
posted by candasartan on Aug 16, 2011 - 5 comments

Forgotten Research, and other interesting developments

Many medical interventions, including drugs, procedures, and other therapeutic initiatives, have been studied in the past and found to be effective for some condition or another, only to be lost to the sands of time as researchers move on to other topics and more well-known interventions become dominant. Similarly, many new and promising interventions are hampered from gaining wider acceptance due to the fact that there is often scant literature to be found. This is often the case with research on generic drugs, which does not generally have the benefit of pharmaceutical industry backing to provide funds and exposure. I'm a medical student, and by creating this site, I hope to catalog all the interesting tidbits of forgotten and obscure research that still hold promise for yielding effective treatments now and in the future. While the pickings are a bit slim at present, I aim to add lots of interesting and underappreciated bits of research as time passes! [more inside]
posted by greatgefilte on Sep 7, 2010 - 3 comments

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