THE LAST OF THE IRON LUNGS

Did you know that there are still some people today who utilize iron lungs? Paul Alexander, from right here in Dallas, contracted polio at the age of 6 and has since been paralyzed from the neck down. But what is truly remarkable is how much he has been able to...

FACE TRANSPLANTATION

An absolutely amazing surgery! In 1997, Richard Norris suffered from a gruesome shotgun accident in which his nose, cheekbones, lips, tongue, teeth, jaw and chin were all blown off. This is the video describing his groundbreaking 36 hour face transplantation in 2012,...

THE SNIFFING POSITION

The sniffing position involves patient flexion of the neck on the body, and extension of the head on the neck. This allows for optimal conditions for your anesthesiologist to place a breathing tube. In this amazing video, the benefit of this position is shown by...

TECHNOLOGY AND ANESTHESIA

Technology has allowed for many different ways to intubate patients for surgery: lightwands, video laryngroscopes, bougie catheters, intubating LMAs, etc. In this video from Japan, a device similar to a video laryngoscope but with a slight modification to guide an...

HOW GLOVES ARE MADE

Ever wonder how the gloves we wear in hospitals and clinics are made? Check out this amazing video to learn more about the process! Learn...