this has got to be one of the most beautiful yet harrowing images i’ve ever seen (from NEJM N Engl J Med 2012; 366:1038March 15, 2012):

Note: There are reasons why this is a unique image–barium should NEVER be aspirated.

By the way, I should have known this earlier, but a LOT of my med school classmates have parents who are physicians. It’s strange because I could potentially be working with their parents in the future! Oh, the life of a med student.

I will finish by sharing my love of Abraham Verghese.

Transcript: A doctor’s touch


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