A Togolese patient comes to BMC with a tragic case of end stage liver disease and a textbook case of caput medusae.
An old lady falls out of a tree and gets impaled in the butt with a stick.
In the outpatient department, each patient gets a 4×6 index card for the doctor to record his finding, treatment plans and prescriptions. When the front and back are used up, another card is stapled to it. For some of the older patients who have been coming for many years, it is interesting to flip back […]
This is an update to the skin grafting post I put up two weeks ago. The patient returned to clinic for review and to have the staples removed. The skin graft looks great and is healing wonderfully. She still has weakness in the extension of her fingers, but I could see some improvement. It is […]
This morning I assisted Dr. Faile in the c-section for the woman with the pregnancy in her umbilical hernia.
Several weeks ago I posted information about umbilical hernias and mentioned a very rare case we saw. A woman’s uterus had slipped into her umbilical hernia and she was 32 weeks pregnant. She was admitted to the hospital then and put on bed rest until a c-section could be done. I thought I would post […]