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
Panniculectomy vs Abdominoplasty

Some Surgery Posts--Skin
Pigmented Birthmarks
Vascular Birthmarks
Skin Cancer--Basal Cell, Squamous Cell, and Melanoma
Bioengineered Skin Substitutes (BSS)

Some Surgery Posts--Head/Face/Ear
Electric Burns to the Mouth
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
Myelomenigoceles (MMC) Repairs
Breast Reconstruction--Part I and Part II
Inverted Nipples
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
Mending a Hole
Stains in Cloth and Skin
Size Matters
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.


Dr. 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. :)