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The physiology behind Parenteral Nutrition in a Critically Ill Surgical Patient with Acute Necrotising Pancreatitis - George S. Bethell

This case report focuses on parenteral nutrition in a surgical patient aiming to explore the methodology of the clinicians caring for the patients and the scientific theory behind these complex decisions.


Post Op-Day 15

It’s funny to think one small prick would take me over the edge.

Today was my post-op and as I sat getting my vitals done, the fingertip blood sample was the final straw. 210 more words

Aliah's Story

On August 22, 2005, my 1st child was born with bilateral cleft lip/palet at 4 lb 14 oz.  She was in ICU for 8 days.   For weeks we struggled to learn how to feed her. 798 more words

Surgery went well!

The surgeon just went over the procedure with us. Evelyn “did really well” and they had no complications. They removed both shunts from her previous two surgeries and installed a piece of plastic and a piece from a cavader (!!) to patch the VSD and correct the overriding aorta, and get her blood from her heart to her lungs. 98 more words

Evelyn In The Hospital

Man Goes to Hospital for Circumcision, Wakes Up Without a Penis

Source: Gawker news

A medical malpractice suit filed in Birmingham, Ala. claims that doctors at an area hospital amputated a man’s penis without his consent while he was unconscious for a circumcision. 114 more words

News & Gossip

Calgary surgeon and educator retires, leaving generation of inspired medical students

Guest article by Dr. Yan Yu with Dr. Aravind Ganesh

Dr. Morton Doran isn’t your everyday surgeon. Most surgeons pride themselves on their ability to perform finely controlled, precise hand movements. 1,301 more words

University Of Calgary

Things You Never Want To Hear Your Dentist Say

So for the past few months I’ve been having problems with my teeth. The classic what I think is wisdom teeth growing in pain and most importantly, my front left tooth. 601 more words