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Doctor, why do you enjoy practicing gastroenterology?
Whenever I am asked this question, I can’t help but think of the punchline to a joke that was once supposed to be funny but would now be considered beyond the pale in all respects, so I won’t repeat it. The punch line is: “Just lucky, I guess.” That’s the short answer to why we gastroenterologists work in our field. Despite the distasteful aspect of human waste and the perverse nature of inserting rubber tubes where the Good Lord never intended, there are many reasons my colleagues and I work in a specialty where our slogan might be, “Your business is my business.” And speaking of medical specialists, for the information…
Whenever I am asked this question, I can’t help but think of the punchline to a joke that was once supposed to be funny but would now be considered beyond the pale in all respects, so I won’t repeat it. The punch line is: “Just lucky, I guess.” That’s the short answer to why we gastroenterologists work in our field.
No. 1-rated independent monthly newspaper providing news and information for gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, hepatologists, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. First published in 1978, the newsmagazine is available in print and online, including a Web application for smartphones and a digital edition for the iPad.
Online debates hosted by expert clinicians and academics from around the world discussing the clinical issues that affect you on the 'Frontline'
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A job board designed to meet the career needs of GI physicians.
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Motivated by scientific curiosity and frustration at the struggle of a friend suffering from recurrent C. difficile, we founded the OpenBiome project to give a broader pool of clinicians access to the carefully screened samples necessary to perform FMT. Despite the underlying simplicity and efficacy of FMT, it has become difficult to practice at the scale required due to the challenges of screening donors and processing stool material. OpenBiome is designed to simplify the FMT process by freeing clinicians to focus on providing care and conducting research rather than preparing stool and filing paperwork.
In this highly anticipated book, Dr Greg Plotnikoff and Dr Mark Weisberg show how to listen to your gut and to interpret symptoms as important messages that can help correct imbalances.
A collection of endoscopic images in health and disease, annotated with patient descriptions. An educational resource for physicians, patients and the simply curious.
NEJM Journal Watch equips today's caregivers with the information and perspective needed to be clinically prepared and practice with confidence. NEJM Journal Watch is used by practicing clinicians - physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, residents, students, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals - to stay informed and current in their fields.
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