Clerical work and other chores sap educators’ limited time. Solution: hire more support staff.
Skeptical ScalpelA teachers union leader writes, “Unlike other white-collar professionals, we face an enormous burden of clerical and low-level work.”
I can think of another—Medicine
Teachers Unions Have the Cure for What Ails America’s Schools
DES MOINES, Iowa -- In December of 2015 Zaw Zaw, a 38-year-old Burmese man, was sent to the Iowa Clinic with a referral letter for circumcision. The letter was also faxed.
"In four places on the referral form it said circumcision, circumcision,...
Skeptical ScalpelJury awards $2M to 38-year-old man who underwent a vasectomy instead of a planned cicumcision.
The New Jersey man had just one option to get rid of the massive tumor that had been growing on his neck and was now threatening his life: Remove it.
But its placement made that a risky endeavor.
Milton Wingert, 81, had been to several...
A positive fluid balance occurred in half of severely injured trauma patients at 48
hours after arrival. Furthermore, a positive fluid balance is independently and incrementally
associated with acute kidney injury development. Excess fluid...
Firearm-related justifiable homicide and homicide in all 50 states were examined with
respect to Stand Your Ground (SYG) laws. There was an increased rate of both justifiable
homicide and homicide in SYG states pre- vs post-enactment of SYG laws....
Skeptical ScalpelStudy: Stand Your Ground: Policy and Trends in Firearm-Related Justifiable Homicide (JH) and Homicide (HOM) in the US. Rates of JH and HOM both rose significantly after passage of Stand Your Ground laws.
cs may be an acceptable treatment strategy for patients with uncomplicated appendicitis, evidence is limited by conflicting results.
Systematic literature search was performed using MEDLINE, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled...
We write in response to Janjua et al. “The paradox of the robotic approach to inguinal
hernia repair in the inpatient setting”.1 This study utilized a 36,396-patient dataset
from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project-State Inpatient Databases...
An established image sharing and grading system for the critical view of safety (CVS)
was used for real-time intraoperative feedback without increasing operative time or
compromising private health information. Decreased CVS quality and grading...