Add Your Blog | | Signup
Redwood's Medical Edge · 12M ago

Duke Medical Center Breakthrough Status

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-fda-breakthrough-status-duke-university-cancer-therapy/http://www.onclive.com/web-exclusives/oncolytic-poliovirus-receives-breakthrough-designation-for...
Redwood's Medical Edge · 1Y ago

Is a Patient With a Concussion Admitted to the Hospital?

Recently, I finished a book that included the following medical scenario. The main charact...
Redwood's Medical Edge · 1Y ago

Castle: Dying From Medical Inaccuracy

Personally, I loved the show Castle. Sadly, it's been cancelled and perhaps it's for the b...
Redwood's Medical Edge · 1Y ago

Author Beware: The Right Patient Placement

Coming across inaccurate medical scenarios in books is common for me so to have one raise ...
Redwood's Medical Edge · 1Y ago

Author Beware: Provider Scope of Practice (EMS)

Here I am, happily reading along one of my favorite mainstream suspense authors, when a gl...
Redwood's Medical Edge · 1Y ago

Seven Medical Posts for Authors on Blood Loss and Bleeding to Death

How fast a person can bleed to death is a very common question among authors and I've done...
Redwood's Medical Edge · 1Y ago

Rape Kit Testing

Stan Asks:My question for you is would a rape kit routinely be used to test for evidence o...
Redwood's Medical Edge · 1Y ago

Can a Pregnant Woman be an Organ Donor?

Carol Asks:Can a pregnant woman be an organ donor?Situation: The woman is in her first tri...
Redwood's Medical Edge · 1Y ago

Alleged Patient Exposure to HIV/Hepatitis After Drug Diversion

I want to start this post by saying "Oops, it happened again." The problem is, I shouldn't...
Redwood's Medical Edge · 1Y ago

EMS and ER Response for an Unconscious Female Trauma Patient

Ginger Asks:I have a 23-year-old woman with an obvious head wound (she got hit with the bu...