Category Archives: wounds

Cuts on the inner forearm

A question recently hit my in-box from an author who has a character being tortured for information. In the scenario, the author intended to have the protagonist “stabbed on the inside of his forearm and the knife gets dragged through … Continue reading

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Rib Injuries

Question: What are the differences, symptoms, severity, and complications of rib injuries, and how much do they hurt? Ah, ribs. Those grand old things that protect all your most vital organs. What lay-people generally think of as a ribcage aren’t … Continue reading

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VISION: Written in Blood

A few years back, before I had this wonderful blog as a place to dump all my writerly nursing advice and medical error pet peeves, I wrote an article for a great little e-zine called Vision: A Resource for Writers. … Continue reading

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