Schlagwort-Archiv: Medizin

Herzensangelegenheit.

In het bijzijn van de ouders, Jasmijn en haar broer overhandigden de artsen Arno Roest (kindercardioloog) en kinderhartchirurg Mark Hazekamp het model aan museumdirecteur Dirk van Delft. De familie kreeg een levenslang abonnement op het museum en de ouders zijn verheugd dat zij het hartmodel altijd kunnen bezichtigen.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave: Verhalen over de collectie - 3D-geprint hartmodel

 

Tödlicher Käfer.

It was involved in at least six accidents between 1985 and 1987, in which patients were given massive overdoses of radiation. Because of concurrent programming errors, it sometimes gave its patients radiation doses that were thousands of times greater than normal, resulting in death or serious injury.

Wikipedia: Therac-25

Gemecker.

Portnoy’s Complaint: “(pôrt´-noiz kəm-pl´nt´) n. [after Alexander Portnoy (1933 - )] A disorder in which strongly-felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings, often of a perverse nature.

Philip Roth

Fixing Feelings.

"My." The old man had been silent, listening, for so long that his voice was new and arresting. "It seems to me that there was a much simpler way out. Every city on every human world has free clinics where-"

"That's twice you've said that," crackled Charli Bux. "I have something to say about that, but not now. As to my going to a patch-up parlor, you know as well as I do that they don't change a thing. They just make you feel good about being the way you are."

"I fail to see the distinction, or what is wrong if there is one."

Theodore Sturgeon: If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?