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In which I talk about vanity a little

Today I wore these great boots I just got- plastic boots that are freaking adorable, that I suppose could be worn for gardening, but I really just got them for walking. 198 more words

Non Sequitur

Journal Club: 11th April 2018

Personalised Prehabilitation in High-risk Patients Undergoing Elective Major Abdominal Surgery. A Randomised Blinded Controlled Trial.

 Annals of Surgery 2018;267(1):50-56 doi:10.1097/SLA.0000000000002293

Presented by: Rebeca Harris ST4… 927 more words

Next Steps for Treating Your Acid Reflux: Is Surgery Right for You?

Acid reflux disease can be a significant source of discomfort for patients of all ages. Treatment of acid reflux can require a lot of trial-and-error, and options include: 367 more words

Surgery Center

Author Question: Surgery for Shrapnel to the Abdomen

Naomi Asks:

My protagonist is a surgical resident at large hospital, and I want to write a scene where she is in the OR treating a piece of shrapnel entering the patient’s large intestine with no exit wound. 865 more words

21st Century Medicine

Acid Reflux Might Increase Risks of Head and Neck Cancer in Seniors

New studies and research have been performed to examine if there actually is a relationship between acid reflux, and head and neck cancer in seniors. 341 more words

Surgery Center

Journal Club 28th November 2017

Fluid therapy in the perioperative setting—a clinical review

Journal of Intensive Care. 2016;4:27. 

Presented by Dr. M. Creed


  • Perioperative hypovolemia and fluid overload have effects on both complications following surgery and on patient survival.
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October 2017

Written by Dr C. Williams

Caffeine accelerates recovery from general anesthesia via multiple pathways. Fong R, Khokhar S, Chowdhury A et al. Journal of Neurophysiology 2017;118:1591-1597 doi:10.1152/jn.00393.2017… 2,751 more words