Cocaine and urology

From "101 Aphorisms, adages, and illustrations for the urological resident and nascent physician." 109. The Only Thing E.N.T. Has over Urology is Cocaine   One day in the urology clinic the intern I have previously mentioned in this book (the one that told the BS-ing older patient that he should treat his impotence by abstaining …

Bp oil spill, orange beach alabama, prostate cancer and the lockerbie bomber

The intrigue involved with the Lockerbie bomber has been addressed on this blog before. There are now reports that he is near death.  What I don't understand is why it was important that Gaddafi wanted him back so badly. If he is indeed dying then the doctors that made the pronouncement that his death was …

What is the cause of the “rectal refusal syndome” in the early detection of prostate cancer?

  Why men won't have a rectal explained with humor in a cartoon. I have personally heard these examples from patients.  What is interesting about this study is that: Older more educated men more likely to agree to get screened Younger and employed men are less likely Of the men who declined the rectal many would not …

Prostate cancer humor and the dreaded rectal exam- an exam that the male does not want and one that the doctor can easily be persuaded not to do.

From the "Decision"-  The perfect storm. "So the perfect storm: common misconceptions that give men a false sense of security, an exam they do not want to have done, and the resultant flawed rationalization to skip a prostate evaluation. All of these factors contribute to missed opportunities for early detection."

surgical management of prostate cancer has come along way since Langston Hughes

Photo by Consuelo Kanaga Langston Hughes James Langston Hughes was born February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri. His parents divorced when he was a small child, and his father moved to Mexico. He was raised by his grandmother until he was thirteen, when he moved to Lincoln, Illinois, to live with his mother and her …