Hidden Heroes of the Civil War

Butchers. “Sawbones.” Those were some of the nicknames for Civil War doctors. Did they deserve them? How have these names clouded our understanding of these individuals? 1,118 more words

American Civil War

Octopus-Inspired Robotic Arms Can Multitask During Surgery

This octopus-inspired robotic arm could make it easier for surgeons to access confined regions of the body.A robotic arm inspired by octopus tentacles could make it easier for surgeons to access hard-to-reach parts of the body. 96 more words

Science Technology

5 and a Half Weeks Post Op: The Stitch Abscess

Gah! Things were going so well, and now a hiccup. Remember that bit of suture that I thought was stuck in my wound? The surgeon originally said it would either dissolve or work its way out. 85 more words

Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy

too late, the surgeons have her - by pd lyons

too late
the surgeons have her.

a hungry bevy of scalpels
greedily seek those points of pain.

there will be no open touches
shoulders hips… 28 more words

Pdlyons Photography

Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Finale Predictions 

Hello! Well the time has come again for a Friday blog post… And another season finale. :( On the bright side, Grey’s did in fact get picked up for a Season 12 so no worries there! 520 more words

Greys Anatomy


For any of you that have ever been in hospital you will know that it is somewhere that you go for good care form nurses who care about how you are and what they can do for you. 453 more words

Why all doctors should have better training...

Or in other words, how Derek Shepherd died.

That’s right. Derek Shepherd is dead.

We are now down to four original characters on Grey’s Anatomy (Meredith, Bailey, Webber, and Alex). 1,985 more words