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On "unnecessary" ED visits: background reading

Here are a bunch of very informative pieces on why trying to blame excessive costs or busy-ness on low acuity patients in the ED is, at be...

April 5, 2018

Pick a Scalpel, Any Scalpel

I've always found the scalpel numbering system unintuitive. Here's how I remember which is which:
#10 has a big curve, like a 0.
#11 is pointy, like the fallen 11.
#15 has a small curve, as only part of a 5 is curved.