Common Causes of Dizziness

I Respectfully Disagree with the Abstract (but I agree and am impressed by the article) A recent article titled Causes of Persistent Dizziness in Elderly Patients in Primary Care (Maarsingh et al. 2010) is a welcome addition to the literature. Dizziness and vertigo are bothersome and common complaints, particularly in the elderly population. There has…

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Cost Savings in the Emergency Room

My Soap Box Gets a Spotlight Last week, I was browsing through the 12,427th article about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more affectionately known as Obamacare. There was a whole section of the Wall Street Journal devoted to health care, and in particular, an article by Barbara Sadick titled, Emergency in the ER: Too Many…

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