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  Yesterday, like most days, my patients came in all different shapes, sizes, and situations. Patient #1 was petite and frail, in her early 60’s, and only 5′ tall. She had the body habitus that we who work in the OR always love to see. Light as a feather, and easily lifted and re-positioned. Which we needed […]

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So, it turned out to be another busy week in the ‘hood. Despite the searing heat and humidity, we at XYZ Hospital did not see any major INCREASE in our normal incidence of gunshot wounds and Level One Trauma incoming wounded. What we did see was more blunt trauma (2 broken jaws and 1 nasal […]

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I write this entry at the risk of losing readership. I speak not as your girlfriend, nor am I interested in your appearance. YOU are a human being who may be coming to my OR one day, and it is MY responsibility to not only anesthetize you without killing you, but to have you leave my care […]

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