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  • n. Plural form of orthopod.


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  • Although most of your serious breaks were handled by the orthopods in Omaha, this one was too severe to simply immobilize until they could assess it; we were headed to the local hospital, only to learn in the emergency room that the orthopedic surgeon called to consult was a resident.

    Handle with Care

  • Pay attention, all you orthopods out there. posted by #1 Dinosaur @ 8:28 AM

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I don't mind looking patients over for a podiatrist or an ophthalmologist even though the latter did go to medical school once upon a time but orthopods, urologists and plastic surgeons ought to be able to do an H&P.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Five Jefferson orthopods stood there, posed and smiling, watching over the shoppers and browsers with the same glint in their eye as Ryan Howard.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • If Dr. Groopman himself couldn't get a correct diagnosis of his hand problem without seeing four orthopods with different opinions and treatment recommendations, what chance does an ordinary patient have when confronted with a surgeon telling him he needs his spine operated on?

    "How Doctors Think": A Disappointment

  • Many of the orthopods and ophthalmologists in our area are doing them or should I say their PA's are doing them?

    Now This Takes Balls

  • I'm at a school that historically sent a huge fraction of its class into primary care, but this year should produce record-breaking numbers of radiologists, orthopods, and emergency medicine specialists.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • So when Joost turned up (half-an-hour late) for the evening list of familiarly dubious 'emergency' ops, most of which could comfortably have waited until the next morning or even the next month, but which the orthopods wanted out of the way, Sarah was not in a tolerant mood.

    Quite Ugly One Morning

  • Joost wasn't the most sensitive of orthopods, which was a bit like saying he wasn't the most sober of alcoholics or truthful of pathological liars, and Sarah was still furious with him over an inddent that morning when he had refused to let her administer any analgesia to a patient undergoing a coccygeal manipulation.

    Quite Ugly One Morning

  • (As if they existed.) (Orders in general, I mean, not the animals called orthopods.)

    Planet Atheism


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