Archive for July, 2014

Exercise

It’s rough to get back into shape when you have not exercised for over a month.

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Face laceration

If it takes a PGY-4 and PGY-5 over an hour to sew a face laceration closed, it is guaranteed to have been a bad facial wound.

Fit test

Many people secretly admit that they smell or taste the substance used during respirator fit testing but will not say so during the fitting to move the procedure along.

Good job

If you want someone to do a good job, give them a good job to do.

Frederick Herzberg

More than smallpox in NIH storage room

Not only were vials of smallpox left forgotten for years and discovered only last week at the NIH, but a total of 12 boxes and 327 vials with a range of pathogens. Among some of the vials were samples of the virus that causes dengue fever and the bacteria that can cause spotted fever.

Lawyer fees

A good rule of thumb for attorneys is to “look for a phone number”, or damages worth seven figures.

First X-ray

The first X-ray of a human body was that of Wilhelm Roentgen wife's hand in 1895. He won a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 for the discovery of the radiograph.

The first X-ray of a human body was that of Wilhelm Roentgen wife’s hand in 1895. He won a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 for the discovery of the radiograph.

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