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Friday Fails

STUNT FAIL McCoy SH, Johnson KA. Sagittal fracture of the cervical spine. J Trauma. 1976 Apr;16(4):310-12. – SPORTS FAIL Hsieh CH, Lin GT. Thumb amputation resulting from an attempted basketball slam-dunk. Clin J Sport Med. 2006 May;16(3):274-5. – SEX FAIL Rose V, Moloney D, Fleming AN. The bra-strap injury: should men have lessons? Br J…

The collision of science and music

Lane N, Graudins A. “Punk” rock can be bad for you: a case of surgical emphysema from a “punk” rocker’s leather jacket. Emerg Med J. 2006 Jun;23(6):e35. Sheena is a “punk” rocker / Sheena is a “punk” rocker / Sheena is a “punk” rocker with a hole in her chest — le Roux FH, Bouic…

Straumanis JP. Disclosure of medical error: is it worth the risk? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007 Mar;8(2 Suppl):S38-43. Hells no. Not unless you get off on having personal injury lawsuits filed against you. Which, admittedly, would be an interesting kink. — Comparison of a manual and an automated method to estimate the number of uterine…