Top 10 Clinical Trends for February 2015

Ryan Syrek

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February 24, 2015

Healthcare providers search to find clinical information and keep current. Although sometimes driven by what's in the news, the answers for why some terms are hotter than others may surprise you. Our collection of infographics speculates what prompted those searches and offers key clinical facts about these popular terms.

#10 Clinical Trend: Penis erosion

A rather troubling case from California may be responsible for the spike in interest. A 92-year-old man is currently suing his health care provider, alleging they failed to remove a catheter despite repeated requests. The subsequent injury, described as "a penis split in two," certainly caught the public's attention.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Urethral Trauma.

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