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Pasteurella Multocida: THB Pestilence Profile

December 13, 2009/0/0/

A fearsome were-creature that often requires the summoning of apothecary warrior teams to be effectively stopped. Once bitten or scratched, the victim can suffer from infection of the bite, leading to bacteremia, bone infections (osteomyelitis) and joint infections (septic arthritis).

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Ticaracillin-Clavulinate: THB Apothecary Profile

December 12, 2009/1/0/

A cousin to the warrior team piperacillin / tazobactam. A powerful dual combination of fighters that can take out almost any agent of pestilence including the mighty Pseudomonas. Unfortunately, MRSA, VRE and C. difficile cannot be defeated by these apothecary warriors.

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Bacteroides fragilis: THB Pestlience Profile

December 11, 2009/0/0/

This fetid bottom-feeder is an important part of the natural ecosystem, but can become malevolent if given the opportunity, displaying various resistances to apothecary attacks of late. If this agent is killed by metronidazone combined with cefotaxime, aztreonam OR ceftriaxone, then the pestilence player suffer 1 extra point of damage from this attack. Because of […]

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Chloramphenicol: THB Apothecary Profile

December 2, 2009/0/0/

Old warriors from years ago who are not as powerful as those of newer generations. Yet, they still have some fight left in them. It is rumored that they once had a connection to the agents of Pestilence, although no-one is really brave enough to make that allegation out in the open. This sullen brute […]

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The Hospitalist Manual – Seen in the Wild!

November 25, 2009/1/0/

Yes yes, the gods of publishing finally smiled upon the little project that was The Hospitalist Manual. A month ago, it went ‘Gold’, with the final files sent to the printers and first run copies making their way to us shortly thereafter. While it was certainly exciting cracking open the binding of our first published […]

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NCL Mnemonics v1.0.1 is coming soon.

November 25, 2009/0/0/

Greetings to my fellow Nerds! I hope that you are enjoying the use of our NCL Mnemonics iPhone application. This is just a quick update on v1.0.1 which we are working on at the moment that will address several bugs in the current application. So far development has been coming along quite well and we […]

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The Regretful FPS Player

November 15, 2009/0/0/

I’ve always played video games. From the seven year old kid messing with an Atari 2600, to the uber geeky jock that loved playing R-Type on the Commodore64 as much as a good pickup game of basketball, to the highschool student that literally lived through the Kings / Space / Hero’s Quest games, and the […]

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Husband Allergic to Wife

November 2, 2009/0/0/

Darren Young, 45 year old bus driver in UK, is allergic to his wife, but only when she wears certain creams and lotions. The reaction is quick and deadly, his body swells up and his heart can stop too, if the amount of chemical is large enough. Unfortunately, this chemical is rather commonly used in […]

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Sign Language to Fight Swine Flu

October 23, 2009/0/0/

The Americans invested millions of dollars creating a pen that would write in outer space. The Russians used a pencil. Frenchman, Hubert Chalet, has a rather curious preventive measure for Swine Flu- Sign Language! Chalet, 69, works for the humanitarian group L’Ecoute de la Rue, which broadly translates as “listening out on the streets”. He […]

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Superman Physics Explained

October 18, 2009/0/0/

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No… it’s a scientific paper explaining Superman’s Super Powers! Okay not really. The paper by Ben Tippet makes a few blatant suppositions and then using them builds a rather a strong hypothesis. Now I don’t claim to understand all of it. However, this is the gist in the author’s […]

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