Is the Tide Changing?
September 13, 2011 § 1 Comment
Guest post by Robert Peinert
Over the last several years, as I continue to do research for various projects, I’ve read about a growing number of Medical Photography Departments that are shutting their doors or changing their focus. Private hospitals, public community-based hospitals, and even several university-based hospitals have closed their photography and media departments in recent years. Costs and hospital/departmental needs are among the top reasons, however a more reoccurring reason is the growth of technology.
June 15, 2010 § 2 Comments
While searching through our archive for a photo of an artificial heart valve, I found this rendition of what surgery could have been like in the viking age. Love that surgical mask detail. Nurse! Axe!
Be Quick or Be Dead
January 22, 2010 § 2 Comments
I’m used to being an annoyance. In my previous job I was working on a project where we should document all kinds of cancer treatment, from biopsies to surgery. We would decide that we needed to make a video of some operation, and then had to go find a surgeon who would agree to take me along. We always found one, but they didn’t always come easy. « Read the rest of this entry »
Kids Love Buttons
December 7, 2009 § 3 Comments
One of the most fun and challenging parts of my new job is photographing infants. I used to only work with cancer, and few children, so shooting toddlers with less serious conditions is a very positive experience. Even though the kids themselves are not always that positive (photo credit). « Read the rest of this entry »
November 26, 2009 § 4 Comments
One of the first days in my new job, I found myself using the scalpel and artery forceps to free some old photos from their pathologic frames. « Read the rest of this entry »
Top 50 Surgical Blogs
June 9, 2009 § Leave a comment
Check out iScrub’s comprehensive list of the top 50 surgical blogs. I feel honored to be included in this company!
1800s Surgical Kit Explained
May 21, 2009 § 1 Comment
Nice article on surgical video
April 4, 2009 § Leave a comment
Mike Cohen, a video producer based in Connecticut, USA, has written a comprehensive article on surgical videography with lots of production tips on both open and laparoscopic surgery (photo credit). The article features some great pictures. Nice to see someone else writing about the same stuff as myself. Be sure to check it out!
December 20, 2008 § 1 Comment
Comic strip courtesy of The Perry Bible Fellowship.
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