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PT and the Greater Good

Culling the Herd
by Dean Metz
A few years back, there was a program to protect the deer population on Fire Island, NY, from starvation during the winter (similar to one employed on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina). The program consisted of hunting the deer in specific quantities Read More...
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Changes
by Dean Metz
The new government has announced what changes are coming to the NHS. They have pledged to continue funding services and even keep up with rising costs. This is good. They will be dissolving the strategic health authorities and the primary care trusts. Read More...
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The OSCE
by Dean Metz
I posted months back that the NHS had assigned me to take a clinical skills course. I've learned evaluation techniques and history-taking for every system of the body. On Friday it was time for the OSCE (objective simulated clinical examination). We had Read More...
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The Bigger Picture
by Dean Metz
While I've been making the transition to working in the UK, starting a new life with my spouse and terrifying the drivers of Great Britain, I've also started my master's in public health degree with Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Read More...
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    Dean Metz
    Occupation: Staff Development Specialist
    Setting: New York, NY – Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain
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