Brave Boy

April 12, 2011 § 4 Comments

Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

From time to time we’re called on to photograph different medical technical equipment in a clinical setting. It can be a new device that’s being introduced or a demonstration of proper use. This time it was the correct placement of the tubes from a heart-lung support machine to a nine-year-old boy. « Read the rest of this entry »

Compulsory organ donation

December 1, 2007 § 19 Comments

Most people would accept the offer of a diseased person’s organs if it could save their life. If your heart stops working you would probably want a new one.

But still, a lot of people are not willing to donate their organs after they’ve died. Even more people are not willing to donate some of their blood or bone marrow while still alive. Although they probably won’t say no to a blood transfusion, if that can save their life. « Read the rest of this entry »

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