Monthly Archives: January 2009

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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Official Cause of Death

A question recently hit my inbox about what the official cause of death would be listed as on a death certificate of a person who died of cancer. As I don’t deal much with that end (pun not intended) of … Continue reading

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Hollywood Flub-Ups: The dying breath

The dying breath How many times have you seen that pivotal death sequence, where the character lives just long enough to gasp out his last words of wisdom to the protagonist. Often either giving the answer to the plot all … Continue reading

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