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Jutland centenary: treating the wounded

By Dr Jen Novotny, Research Assistant in History, University of Glasgow

This post looks at how medics at Jutland treated battle casualties, contending not only with complex injuries, but having to manoeuvre through confined spaces aboard ships. 861 more words

Diagnose This #22

Howdy friends, and welcome back to Diagnose This! So sorry for the late post, had a touch of gastro over the week that needed my full attention and dedication to beat into submission. 408 more words


That New Superbug Was Found in a UTI and That’s Key


THE WOMAN HARBORING E. coli resistant to colistin did not know it, and it’s only luck that we do. Her doctor would have never prescribed that last-resort antibiotic for a routine urinary tract infection—it can cause serious kidney damage. 984 more words


Your Permanent Record

A little boy couldn’t resist the urge to pull the hair of the girl sitting in front of him. Across the room, a little girl couldn’t help chatting with her friend while the teacher was talking. 985 more words

Home And Family

In Search For Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal And Human

A handful of scientists around the United States are trying to do something that some people find disturbing: make embryos that are part human, part animal. 1,081 more words


Looking at the World

Since having a medical education, it has made me look at people in ways that I never used to look at them. I’m more observant of people around me. 215 more words