Wednesday, January 20, 2010

From the department of: He's a better doctor than you

So, you think you're a pretty good doc? You think you could remove your own appendix?

Leonid Rogozov was the only physician at an Antarctic research post and developed appendicitis. Since he was the only doctor he administered local anesthetic and operated on himself using "feel" and a mirror.

Must read article. Via Kottke
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