This month’s Chapter Spotlight is University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Pre-Medical Chapter! The AMSA UNLV pre-medical chapter strives to prepare future health care providers by arranging a myriad of events for members to attend, which especially encourage early community involvement in order to be acquainted with the needs of the Las Vegas area.
This month’s Leader Spotlight is Dylan Carroll! Dylan is a student at Trinity School of Medicine Clinical Sciences Medical Chapter, pursuing a focus in Emergency Medicine/Infectious Disease.
From Weekly Consult
"Fallout from 'nuclear button' tweets: Jump in sales of radiation drug"In response to President Trump’s tweets that he had a "much bigger & more powerful" nuclear button than North Korea's Kim Jong Un, a top distributor of the drug used to protect against radiation poisoning in the U.S. saw a massive surge in sales. Over a two-day period, he shipped over 140,000 doses in comparison to 8,400 on average.
From The New Physician
"What's the Diagnosis? Colon Mass in an Infertile Woman"A 45-year-old GP woman presents to the office with a six-month history of left lower quadrant abdominal pain and constipation. She states that the pain is vague and intermittent, and that she has small, unsatisfactory bowel movements. There is no associated melena or hematochezia. Read more to see if you can discover the most likely diagnosis.
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