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Phil Borges’ The Forgotten Crisis

“Short documentary by Phil Borges on the problem of disabling burns in Zambia, where there is only one plastic surgeon serving 11 million people, Interplast partner Dr. Goran Jovic. It tells the story of 7-year-old Mateo, the impact his disabling burns have on his family and how reconstructive surgery really can make a lifetime of … Continue reading

The International Scope of Otolaryngology

I came across this video recently and was blown away, as this reflects exactly my professional interests and ambition. Unfortunately, Google Video doesn’t give any other identifying or supporting information regarding the video authors or their project’s context.

Sevoflurane, Surgical Anesthetic

Sevoflurane is a general anesthetic used to bring about total but reversible unconsciousness in patients, usually for the purpose of surgery. It is a clear, colorless, non-corrosive, non-flammable and non-explosive volatile (easily vaporized) liquid administered with the aid of an anesthesia machine which vaporizes the drug and mixes it with oxygen, ambient air, and often nitrous oxide. Continue reading