When you’re on Labor and Delivery you participate in a fair share of C-sections. There are many indications to C-sections, but they are all (usually) carried out the same way. I didn’t realize how much damage C-sections do to mothers! It’s quite the messy procedure. You get through all the layers of the abdominal wall […]
Organ donation can be a controversial topic. On the one hand, it is undoubtedly lifesaving and immeasurably important to the more than 100,000 people who are currently waiting for various organs. On the other hand, the whole process can be traumatic to family and friends, and it can be a tough decision to make during […]
Is Hospital Infection Control Rational?
The short answer to the above question is, “No.” In the hospital, everyone who comes in is tested by swabbing their nose for MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus) carriage. Somewhere in the vicinity of 1 in 3 otherwise healthy people are positive for growing this bug in their nose, and in an effort to limit the […]