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First African American to receive a face transplant

Robert Chelsea suffered severe injuries after getting hit by a drunk driver in 2013. After months of waiting for the right donor, the first African American man to undergo a full face transplant is recovering from a successful procedure. Chelsea has led a difficult life the last few years — he was left severely disfigured […]

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Green Urine

A 62-year-old man with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease presented to the emergency department with a 2-day history of dyspnea and was found to have hypercapnic respiratory failure. Intubation was performed, mechanical ventilation and a continuous infusion of propofol were initiated, and the patient was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). Five days after admission […]

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Thoracotomy training simulator body

Medical advances that bring us closer and closer to reality 👨‍⚕️This isn’t a real human but rather a sophisticated thoracotomy training simulator body.This is a procedural, repairable and operable biofidelic manikin that provides new immersive training options for clinical educators and practitioners of emergency medical care.Improving clinical competency and operative outcomes without endangering patients and […]

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G-Force injury

An 11-year-old boy who suffered horrific injuries doing a YouTube challenge still refuses to watch the video after realising how close it brought him to death. Tyler Broome took part in the ‘Roundabout of Death’ – where the back wheel of a motorbike is used to spin play equipment at great speed. The schoolboy was […]

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The hand of a doctor after removing his medical precautionary suit and gloves after 10 hours of duty.

Background The use of examination gloves is part of the standard precautions to prevent medical staff from transmission of infectious agents between patients. Gloves also protect the staff from infectious agents originating from patients. Adequate protection, however, depends on intact gloves. The risk of perforation of examination gloves is thought to correlate with duration of […]

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Ambulance charges patient 8000$ for a 20 mile trip

Devin Hall, a 67-year-old retired postal inspector in Northern California. While he faces stage 3 prostate cancer, Hall is also fighting a $7,109.70 out-of-network ambulance bill from American Medical Response, the nation’s largest ambulance provider. On Dec. 27, 2016, Hall went to a local hospital with rectal bleeding. Since the hospital didn’t have the right specialist to […]

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11 week old fetus

An 11-week-old human fetus that has died in the womb has gone through ‘Diaphonization’: Cleaned & given chemical compounds to bring out the color of the soft tissue, especially the original transparent skin. Scientists do it to examine the diseases that cause miscarriages. What is a miscarriage? Miscarriage is when an embryo or fetus dies before the 20th week […]

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