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Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« on: February 24, 2014, 09:37:37 AM »
My patient just got back from having half his tongue removed and 6 weeks of intense radiation therapy due to squamous cell carcinoma. Results are not so pretty.

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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2014, 10:36:39 AM »
My patient just got back from having half his tongue removed and 6 weeks of intense radiation therapy due to squamous cell carcinoma. Results are not so pretty.

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Thats "putting it mildly".

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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2014, 11:34:29 AM »
My patient just got back from having half his tongue removed and 6 weeks of intense radiation therapy due to squamous cell carcinoma. Results are not so pretty.

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POIDH!

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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2014, 12:09:34 PM »
POIDH!

Sorry, not breaking federal HIPPA laws to indulge you.
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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2014, 12:11:07 PM »
Sorry, not breaking federal HIPPA laws to indulge you.

meh,  you already broke them. May as well indulge us

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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2014, 12:19:17 PM »
meh,  you already broke them. May as well indulge us
Doubtful, no identifying info of the patient, plus little identifying info on the doc = no problemo.

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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2014, 12:21:14 PM »
meh,  you already broke them. May as well indulge us

Maybe, but not in regards to this :)
You can do a quick google search for squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue
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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2014, 12:31:28 PM »
Doubtful, no identifying info of the patient, plus little identifying info on the doc = no problemo.

Still, I don't think my patient would want his picture posted online. The he'll never know" argument doesn't sit well with me when it comes to my patients. Besides, there are more gruesome pictures on google if you want.
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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2014, 12:41:19 PM »
Doubtful, no identifying info of the patient, plus little identifying info on the doc = no problemo.

whose side you on anyway?

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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2014, 01:16:35 PM »
whose side you on anyway?
I'm against the lawyers whenever possible  ;D

Still, I don't think my patient would want his picture posted online. The he'll never know" argument doesn't sit well with me when it comes to my patients. Besides, there are more gruesome pictures on google if you want.
I agree that you should not post it, I was arguing that you had not previously violated HIPPA.

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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2014, 01:18:42 PM »
I'm against the lawyers whenever possible  ;D
I agree that you should not post it, I was arguing that you had not previously violated HIPPA.

Me too.  I became a lawyer so that I can oppose other lawyers every day. You only get to do so once in a while.

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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2014, 01:20:49 PM »
Me too.  I became a lawyer so that I can oppose other lawyers every day. You only get to do so once in a while.

But... (thinking)... but...You win

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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2014, 01:21:21 PM »
I agree that you should not post it, I was arguing that you had not previously violated HIPPA.

Got it. Thanks
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Re: Don't Lose Half Your Tongue
« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2014, 01:21:49 PM »
But... (thinking)... but...You win

lawyered. lol