Thursday, January 10, 2008

Blog Review

I am honored to be a finalist in the Best New Medical Blog (est 2007) Award category.  I have been encouraged to do a review of my blog posts as my very worthy colleague, Dr Val, has done

 

Some General Prevention Posts

Sun Protection

Good Posture for Sewing (or Blogging)

Scar Prevention

Prevention of Dog Bites

Pumpkin Carving--Prevent the Injuries

Latex Allergy

 

Some Surgical Prevention Posts

Herbal Supplements and Plastic Surgery

Deep Venous Thromboembolism Prevention and Reran here

Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

Postop Hematomas in Plastic Surgery

Wrong Side Surgery

 

Some Posts on Frustrations (mostly my frustrations)

Know Your Insurance

It Happened Again

Poststernotomy Mediastinitis and Repair

Suitability

Panniculectomy vs Abdominoplasty

 

Some Surgery Posts--Skin

Pigmented Birthmarks

Vascular Birthmarks

Skin Cancer--Basal Cell, Squamous Cell, and Melanoma

Bioengineered Skin Substitutes (BSS)

Lymphedema

 

Some Surgery Posts--Head/Face/Ear

Electric Burns to the Mouth

Macrostomia

Microtia

Constricted Ear Deformity

Prominent Ear Deformity

Stahl's Ear

Cauliflower Ear

 

Some  Surgery Posts--Hand

Ganglion Cyst of the Hand

Trigger Finger

Polydactyly--Ulnar and Radial (Thumb)

Subungal Hematoma

Fingertip Injuries/ Amputations

Dupuytren's Disease

Glomus Tumor

Several on Tendon Transfers--general, radial nerve palsy, median nerve palsy, ulnar nerve palsy

 

Some Surgery Posts--Body

Gynecomastia

Myelomenigoceles (MMC) Repairs

Breast Reconstruction--Part I and Part II

Inverted Nipples

Mastopexy

Breast Reduction

 

Some Wound Care Posts

Extravasation Injuries from Chemotherapy

Maggot Therapy

Dressings for Acute and Chronic Wounds

 

Some History/ Memorial Post

Praise for John Hopkins Facial Plastic Surgeons

Dr Joseph Murray, Plastic Surgeon & Scientist

Paul Brand, MD (1914-2003)

DeBakey and Cooley

 

Best Posts that Combine Surgery & Quilting

Tailoring

Mending a Hole

Stains in Cloth and Skin

Size Matters

Marking

Needle Sticks

 

Etc Posts

Bell's Palsy

Lucky Dog

Allergies from Suture Material

Focal Dystonia of the Hand

Talk in the OR

 

I kept this review to the medical/surgical posts.  Any regular readers will know that I post on quilting/sewing often.  Both make up my life.  Thanks for sharing your time with me.

2 comments:

Val said...

Great review - I like the category "best combination of surgery and quilting." How cute is that - and where else will you find it but at your blog! :)

By the way, some of the photos lately (orbital fractures and such) were really gory. My hubby was fairly grossed out. He he.

rlbates said...

Thanks, Dr Val. My hubby isn't good with blood either. :)