Posts Tagged ‘ surgery ’

Communication

“The greatest enemy of communication, we find, is the illusion of it.”

William H. Whyte

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Fracture

Most orthopedic surgeons would probably throw their arms up at this statement, but there is some truth to it: “a fracture is a soft tissue injury with a broken bone inside”.

Skin cancer

Ultraviolet exposure during the first 10 years of life is the strongest predictor of non-melanoma skin cancer.

Beard covers

Beard covers are the VA hospital’s solution to the recent rise in infection rates.

Skin graft

Jacques-Louis Reverdin, a Swiss surgeon, was the first to successfully perform a skin graft–now referred to as a pinch graft–on a human being, in 1869.

Chief resident

You can do a procedure after having only read about it.

Mask

“A face without movement is a mask.”

BM

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