27 8 / 2014

abedasbatman:

geekymerch:

These awesome science and math inspired cutting boards can be found at Elysium Woodworks!

*picks jaw up off floor*
*changes underwear*

(via premedkarlie)

27 8 / 2014

dead-men-talking:

australopithecusrex:

cadaverinecocktail:

maliceinthevoid:

viciieuse:

Human cross-sectional slices, International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago.

Beautiful.

I just..

Damn.

Please tell me I’m not the only one who thought this looked like a really weird strudel???

We always called him salami guy. And a kid on a field trip stole a piece…

(via premedkarlie)

27 8 / 2014

thisfuturemd:

shawnali:

The first time I held a human brain in Anatomy Lab I was completely speechless. I looked at my classmates expecting a similar reaction and they looked back at me confused like…”dude let’s start identifying the structures.” I had to take a step back and let it process…in my hands was someone’s entire life. From start to finish, every memory, every emotion, every bodily control…was right there in my hands. 

Which student are you? Do you stop and reflect or do you move on with dissection?

thisfuturemd:

shawnali:

The first time I held a human brain in Anatomy Lab I was completely speechless. I looked at my classmates expecting a similar reaction and they looked back at me confused like…”dude let’s start identifying the structures.” I had to take a step back and let it process…in my hands was someone’s entire life. From start to finish, every memory, every emotion, every bodily control…was right there in my hands. 

Which student are you? Do you stop and reflect or do you move on with dissection?

(via premedkarlie)

27 8 / 2014

ragincontagion:

Yes, this is what the human small intestine looks like. And yes, the movies always seem to think it’s just a hose crumpled up and stuffed in there, not connected to anything. In this particular instance the vibrant red portions are in the beginning stages of necrosis because the blood supply was pinched off (eh, it happens). Obviously, this is an emergency situation so they opened the patient up to have a looksie and restore blood flow before it was too late. If left untreated necrotic bowel can turn complicated, and by complicated I mean fatal.

ragincontagion:

Yes, this is what the human small intestine looks like. And yes, the movies always seem to think it’s just a hose crumpled up and stuffed in there, not connected to anything. In this particular instance the vibrant red portions are in the beginning stages of necrosis because the blood supply was pinched off (eh, it happens). Obviously, this is an emergency situation so they opened the patient up to have a looksie and restore blood flow before it was too late. If left untreated necrotic bowel can turn complicated, and by complicated I mean fatal.

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27 8 / 2014

"Successful people do what they need to do, whether they feel like it or not."

 Elliott Hulse (via fuck-toned-get-swole)

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27 8 / 2014

dance-0f-the-damned:

Top 10 Deadliest Poisons Known To Mankind:
Botulinum (Ingested): It’s hard to rank the lethality of toxins, but experts agree that botulinum – several orders of magnitude deadlier than sarin – is the gold standard. Your nervous system fails and you die in extreme pain. Works miracles on wrinkles, though.
Ricin (Ingested or Inhaled): Made from the lowly castor bean, ricin causes respiratory and organ failure, followed by death within hours. Even chewing a few beans can kill you.
Anthrax (Inhaled): Cutaneous exposure can kill, but the most deadly, panic-inspiring form of anthrax is inhaled. It starts with flu that doesn’t get better – then your respiratory system collapses.
Sarin (Inhaled): Sarin is one of the deadliest nerve gases, hundreds of times more toxic than cyanide. Just one whiff and you’ll foam at the mouth, fall into a coma, and die. Originally synthesised for use as a pesticide, it was outlawed as a warfare agent in 1997.
Tetrodotoxin (Ingested): Found in the organs of puffer fish (the famous Japanese delicacy fugu), tetrodotoxin persists even after the fish is cooked. If the toxin is consumed, paralysis and death can strike within six hours. Up to five Japanese die from badly prepared fugu every year.
Cyanide (Ingested or Inhaled): Cyanide exists in a number of lethal forms that are present in nature or easily manufactured. Exposure leads to seizures, cardiac arrest, and death within minutes.
Mercury (Inhaled): Low levels of mercury are not especially toxic to adults. However, inhaled mercury vapour (the metal starts turning to a gas at room temp) attacks the brain and lungs, shutting down the central nervous system.
Strychnine (Ingested or Inhaled): A common pesticide, strychnine isn’t as toxic as other poisons on our list, but it gets style points for causing one of the most horrific deaths of all: Every muscle in your body spasms violently until you die from exhaustion.
Amatoxin (Ingested): Derived from the death cap family of mushrooms, amatoxin destroys your liver and kidneys over several days. You remain conscious – and in excruciating pain – until you slip into a coma and expire.
Compound 1080 (Ingested or Inhaled): As an animal poison, compound 1080 proved a little too effective: The bodies of creatures killed with 1080 remain poisonous for up to a year. Odourless, tasteless, water soluble, and without antidote, 1080 blocks cellular metabolism, leading to a quick yet painful death.
Source: Here.

dance-0f-the-damned:

Top 10 Deadliest Poisons Known To Mankind:

  1. Botulinum (Ingested): It’s hard to rank the lethality of toxins, but experts agree that botulinum – several orders of magnitude deadlier than sarin – is the gold standard. Your nervous system fails and you die in extreme pain. Works miracles on wrinkles, though.
  2. Ricin (Ingested or Inhaled): Made from the lowly castor bean, ricin causes respiratory and organ failure, followed by death within hours. Even chewing a few beans can kill you.
  3. Anthrax (Inhaled): Cutaneous exposure can kill, but the most deadly, panic-inspiring form of anthrax is inhaled. It starts with flu that doesn’t get better – then your respiratory system collapses.
  4. Sarin (Inhaled): Sarin is one of the deadliest nerve gases, hundreds of times more toxic than cyanide. Just one whiff and you’ll foam at the mouth, fall into a coma, and die. Originally synthesised for use as a pesticide, it was outlawed as a warfare agent in 1997.
  5. Tetrodotoxin (Ingested): Found in the organs of puffer fish (the famous Japanese delicacy fugu), tetrodotoxin persists even after the fish is cooked. If the toxin is consumed, paralysis and death can strike within six hours. Up to five Japanese die from badly prepared fugu every year.
  6. Cyanide (Ingested or Inhaled): Cyanide exists in a number of lethal forms that are present in nature or easily manufactured. Exposure leads to seizures, cardiac arrest, and death within minutes.
  7. Mercury (Inhaled): Low levels of mercury are not especially toxic to adults. However, inhaled mercury vapour (the metal starts turning to a gas at room temp) attacks the brain and lungs, shutting down the central nervous system.
  8. Strychnine (Ingested or Inhaled): A common pesticide, strychnine isn’t as toxic as other poisons on our list, but it gets style points for causing one of the most horrific deaths of all: Every muscle in your body spasms violently until you die from exhaustion.
  9. Amatoxin (Ingested): Derived from the death cap family of mushrooms, amatoxin destroys your liver and kidneys over several days. You remain conscious – and in excruciating pain – until you slip into a coma and expire.
  10. Compound 1080 (Ingested or Inhaled): As an animal poison, compound 1080 proved a little too effective: The bodies of creatures killed with 1080 remain poisonous for up to a year. Odourless, tasteless, water soluble, and without antidote, 1080 blocks cellular metabolism, leading to a quick yet painful death.

Source: Here.

(via premedkarlie)

27 8 / 2014

premedkarlie:

eurotrottest:

stfueverything:

anomolisticbeauty:

malgosh:

moshita:

Anecdotes by medical practitioners 

"A woman came in for a baby check with her 6-month-old and she had what looked like chocolate milk in the baby’s bottle. So he started explaining to her as kindly as he could that she shouldn’t be giving her baby chocolate milk. At which point she interrupts him and says, ‘Oh that isn’t chocolate milk. It’s coffee! He just loves it!”

"I had a patient come in for an STD check. She was very upset and continued to tell me that she only had one partner. Progressing through my assessment, she further divulged that even if he was sleeping with other people it shouldn’t matter ‘because he uses a condom every time and he makes sure to wash it thoroughly after every use’.”

"Had a lady who measured her baby’s temperature by pre-heating the oven and putting one hand in front of it while the other hand was on the baby’s forehead. She told the nurse her baby’s fever was about 250 degrees.”

"Lady has to have foot amputated and is given waiver forms to sign pre-op. Buddy asks if she needs time to think about it. She’s very nonchalant and doesn’t seem to care much what they do. He gets suspicious and probes a bit as to why she’s not more concerned. She says she gets that they have to operate and it’s OK because the foot will grow back.”

"I had a couple who had been trying to conceive for over two years. I asked all the usual questions, how often do you have sex, any previous pregnancy, etc etc. Something seemed off to me during the consult, so I continued to ask questions. Finally I asked if he ejaculated while inserted into the vagina. Both parties looked confused.Turns out the couple was not having insertional sex at all. I had to awkwardly explain to them how insertional sex works. Diagrams were required.”

"Patient comes in, she’s upset. She’s pregnant, and she doesn’t understand why. She’s on the pill. Upon talking to her at great length, I find out that she only takes the pills on the days that she is sexually active – no other time.”

"Patient comes in with her bf. They are indignant, as if somehow I could’ve prevented [the pregnancy]. The problem? Well, the pills were bothering the girl’s stomach, so, being a gallant bf, he decided to start taking them instead.”

I was explaining the treatment to the husband of a patient about to be discharged. He kept nodding and agreeing with me, but I knew it was flying over his head. Turned out a fundamental problem was that I was describing the drugs as ‘tablets’ and he had no clue what those were.

Reddit thread 

Hahah

Oh my god… I can’t decide if I should laugh or cry…

If this isn’t proof we need comprehensive sex education, I don’t know what is.

thisfuturemd

Ummmmmm.

27 8 / 2014

08 5 / 2014

08 5 / 2014

gnarly:

ordering a cheese burger like:

image

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08 5 / 2014

steal-an-ashtray-solve-a-crime:

needsmorebassclef:

holymotherofrowling:

harry can defeat the dark lord but can’t pick up some bacon

he looks at it like he just dropped his hopes and dreams

Whoop there’s goes my bacon just like my parents and my pride.

steal-an-ashtray-solve-a-crime:

needsmorebassclef:

holymotherofrowling:

harry can defeat the dark lord but can’t pick up some bacon

he looks at it like he just dropped his hopes and dreams

Whoop there’s goes my bacon just like my parents and my pride.

(Source: nilabs, via ruinedchildhood)

16 4 / 2014

14 4 / 2014

twocentslice:

Good for you, bro. [twocentslice]

(via tastefullyoffensive)

12 4 / 2014

lolcuteanimals:

Weighing in at 5lbs, Maverick the Pomsky - Omg love!!

lolcuteanimals:

Weighing in at 5lbs, Maverick the Pomsky - Omg love!!

(Source: pinterest.com)

12 4 / 2014

and get electrocuted…. 

and get electrocuted…. 

(Source: theothermayor, via youllfindmeinneverland)