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In this TED talk Sandra Aamodt uses her personal story to frame an important lesson about how our brains manage our bodies.
Evidence-based medicine. John Ioannidis says that much of what we think we know about medicine is false and that the majority of the information doctors rely on when they treat us is flawed.He is the Chair of the Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology at the University of Ionnina School of Medicine in Greece. He's also a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.
White Coat, Black Art Hosted by Dr. Brian Goldman. Pain Problem. According to the Chronic Pain Association of Canada, some 20 percent of Canadians suffer from severe chronic pain. And yet studies show it is often under-treated and many physicians say they feel ill-equipped to manage not only the physical symptoms. So they offer up drugs, which have their own hazards.
Check out these videos from The University of Utah
A great site for the video's of several aspects of the neurological exam from the University of Utah.
Read about phantom limbs in case 3 from Ramachandran's Notebook. Listen to his lecture from the BBC
Why can't you tickle yourself?
The neurological exam including the sensory examination from the University of Toronto
January 10, 2014