What is your specialty's equivalent to fibromyalgia? by seawolfie in medicine

[–]BritishEnglishPolice 49 points50 points  (0 children)

Yes, you get more radiation from Brazil nuts or soil or a flight for an hour or bananas... You get the drift. You had much ado about nothing.

Surgical sponges left inside woman for 6 years by aktivate74 in WTF

[–]BritishEnglishPolice 9 points10 points  (0 children)

We only x-ray if the count is wrong multiple times. No need for unnecessary radiation.

14-year-old Indonesian boy claims to have laid 20 eggs since 2015, hospital suspects eggs were deliberately inserted by elitealpha in WTF

[–]BritishEnglishPolice 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hijacking top comment here- look at the x-ray! He's dislocated his hip and seems to have some form of dysplasia!

Radiographer/technologist by Ahmad-Sensie in Radiology

[–]BritishEnglishPolice 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Correct, UK Radiographers can be trained in reporting MSK, chest, abdo plain films or CT heads or MRI extremities/spines and so forth.

What stereotypes about your specialty are true? Which ones irritate you? by I_SHOCK_ASYSTOLE in medicine

[–]BritishEnglishPolice 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Is that allowed in other countries? UK law is very specific on who can and can't.

The "suggested tip" my IHOP waitress gave is 25% of the bill by PotatoPotahto in mildlyinfuriating

[–]BritishEnglishPolice 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Does anything cost what it's advertised there? First you don't have your tax on it, then it's not free delivery, then you have to tip someone who goes from a to b carrying something...