Scalpel's Edge

A surgeon's notes


How to be an organ donor

December 19, 2008

I recently wrote about what it was like for me to witness surgical organ retrieval for transplantation. It is important […]

Organ donation from the inside

December 17, 2008

It seems car accidents must be an integral part of any holiday season. As road death is a key source […]

Please vote in the 2008 Medical Weblog Awards

December 16, 2008

The 2008 Medical weblog awards are hosted by Medgadget. Nominations are open to everyone (by commenting on the above post). […]

Welcome Back and Merry Christmas!

December 15, 2008

I have returned from my holiday, and am having a tough time returning to work. First of all, Merry Christmas! […]

Worthy time wasters

December 9, 2008

Investigating fluid mechanics in a sea kayak Endlessly refilling a bucket to trickle water over little hands Digging for crabs, […]

Cool December things

December 5, 2008

Seeing how the other half lives is cool The Knitted World is cool (But disturbing. Don’t press play if you […]

Innumeracy and charlatans

December 3, 2008

I have been reading Innumeracy by John Allen Paulos. This book is an excellent exploration of how many people misunderstand […]

Fine dining, medical school style

December 1, 2008

Once upon a time a young medical student got taken out on a big date by her handsome boyfriend. He […]

Clearing the decks

November 28, 2008

Just catching up on some details. It turns out I didn’t really want to know that I write like a […]

Discovering the world again

November 26, 2008

Over the last few weeks, I was lucky enough to assist two surgeons on their private operating lists. Basically, every […]

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