Two Books About Neurosurgery: 'Do No Harm' and 'When Breath Becomes Air'

I have decided to include both of these five star reads together, as they are related in the field of neurosurgery.  Henry Marsh, now retired, was one of Britain’s most revered neurosurgeons, and he writes about his personal experiences of treating patients in… 545 more words

Benefits of Oral Surgery to Correct Jaw Misalignment

For most people regular visits to the dentist are enough to keep their smiles healthy and bright. Most issues can be prevented with regular maintenance and professional care, and existing issues such as missing, crooked, or discolored teeth can be addressed with cosmetic dentistry. 320 more words


Real Surgeons Are Just As Bad At Surgeon Simulator As You Are

(Source: kotaku.com)


In case you wondering if years of formal surgical training would help up your Surgeon Simulator 2013 game, three actual surgeons’ flailing attempts at performing a virtual heart transplant should put that notion to eternal rest. 99 more words


Is That a Hernia in Your Abdomen, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

If you’re like me, you get rattled when latex gloves are pulled out of the examination room drawer. It’s when… and I apologize for this… … 793 more words

Doctor Visits

Too Often...

Thank you to the A&E doctors

nurses, surgeons – the lot

who saved a dying boy

who took a hit

from a gunshot

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