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King Morbid

King Morbid

Some king you are – a king made
But king of what I ask?
The Whale he is the lord of the ocean… 136 more words


#life #expectancy in #IgA #nephropathy

Published in Journal of American Society of Nephrology:

Mortality in IgA Nephropathy: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study

Authors’conclusions: ”Patients with IgAN have an increased mortality compared with matched controls, with one extra death per 310 person-years and a 6-year reduction in life expectancy.

@ABellasi #antoniobellasi

Glomerular And Tubulo-Interstitial Disease


We live like we’re immortal – as if our lives and influence will never end. Or we pretend that it is so. And yet we recognize somewhere deep in our hearts the folly of such a perspective. 870 more words

Our Lady of Paris

Like thousands of others this week I watched in horror as Notre Dame, the grand lady of Paris, was engulfed in an inferno that I thought surely would destroy the entire building. 488 more words

Uncommon Women and Others and Being Amazing

The first time I saw Uncommon Women and Others, I was completely electrified.  I saw it on PBS, shortly after I graduated college and just a few years after it had been written.  1,100 more words


They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera (Review)

On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today. 311 more words


Post-surgical care article

The Scottish Government have highlighted a fall in post-surgical deaths in Scotland reported in an article in the British Journal of Surgery. The study identified a 36.6% reduction in mortality since the World Health Organization (WHO) Surgical Safety Checklist was introduced in Scotland’s hospitals in 2008. 23 more words

Scottish Health & Social Care