My rescue mission: Dr Michael McBrien on changing lives
It is an experience which he says has humbled him, both as an individual and as a medical professional, witnessing at first hand the terrible traumas faced by people in the developing world and the sacrifice of the teams on board dedicated to helping ...
Belfast Telegraph - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:07

A children's specialty that became medicine's handyman
An illustration from Nicholas Andry's book ”Orthopaedia, The Art of Preventing and Correcting Deformities in Children” became the symbol of the orthopaedics. ... For more information, please visit or call 863-382-7777.
News-Sun - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:11

The hand, II: Common pathologies
Your family doctor might start his or her routine physical exam by looking at and feeling your hands. Swellings and deformities of the hand can indicate various diseases and/or injuries including arthritis, infections and nerve damage. The doctor might ...
The Southern - Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:03

3-year-old Hawaii boy receives 3-D-printed prosthetic 'Iron Man' hand
ABS occurs when strands of fluid-filled sac surrounds a baby in the womb and can cause deformities of the face, arms, legs, fingers or toes, according to the U.S. Library of Medicine website. Patients spend up to $40,000 for a commercially made ...
The Post-Standard - - Tue, 09 Sep 2014 08:00

At the Art Deco Festival, Talking About the Joy of Shoes
On a blazing hot summer afternoon, designer Kimberly Manning Aker and ex-architect Alice Jurow are standing at a podium in one of the plush ballrooms on board the Queen Mary in Long Beach, presenting a winding, charming and not-at-all exhaustive ...
LA Weekly - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:33

Letters for Friday, September 12, 2014
The aunties of this island are watching increasing numbers of their children's children being born with deformities. I do not consider ... On the other hand, we are the sovereign people and the government is our out-of-control servant. When we can ... - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:06

Monsters: 'Dr. Mütter's Marvels; A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the ...
Mütter spent a lot of time in Paris, where he learned about a form of surgery, quite radical in the 19th century, to correct physical malformations and to fix 'monsters,' as people with severe deformities were called at the time — the precursor to ... - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 03:02

Dr. Mütter's Marvels: intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine
However, Mütter invented a new type of treatment, which he called the Mütter Flap Surgery, which revolutionized the treatment of burn deformities. Severely burned women ... As a surgeon, Mütter's hands were one of his most valuable tools. Swift and ...
Boing Boing - Thu, 04 Sep 2014 04:03

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