Scalpel's Edge

A surgeon's notes


SurgeXperiences 205: Evidence

August 31, 2008

Welcome to SurgeXperience 205.  I was impressed by the variety of posts I received, and many fit the theme of […]

Ties and relatives

August 29, 2008

Dr Rob reminded me this week that patient encounters go beyond medicine. I once knew a sweet lady with locally […]

5 Cool Things

August 27, 2008

This web of science is cool. This post on the cost of owning things is cool. Lego photos are cool. […]

Zebra sightings

August 26, 2008

As a third year resident, in my “unaccredited registrar” year (before I was accepted into surgical training), I worked as […]

All arguments are not created equal

August 23, 2008

Not all arguments are worth having. My daughter had a bad night’s sleep last night, and a late-night tantrum. I […]

Better reasons to do medical research

August 20, 2008

Surgical research has a really bad reputation, and has become a cliche. When people find out I am doing my […]

SurgeXperiences 204 is up at Jeffrey MD

August 18, 2008

SurgeXperiences 204 has been hosted by Jeffrey MD. This weeks theme was “My first time” and there were some very […]

It may be all worth it

August 15, 2008

I always wanted to be a Mummy, a wife and a doctor. Once I had kids, I realized it would […]

Surgeons work longer and stay healthy

August 14, 2008

Seems like surgeons are in a good place. Recent “state of the workplace” research in Australia shows surgeons are retiring […]

What? Rising negligence pay-outs? Astounding!

August 13, 2008

Medical negligence payouts over $500K increased from 04-05 to 05-06. Amazing! Age reports Medical Negligence More Costly Payouts of more […]

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