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I frequently tell parents and friends that the Internet has a great deal of good information, but also considerable misinformation and incomplete information. This was clearly shown when I put ... [more]

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Media reports of intraoperative alertness have aroused uncertainty in patients. These include for example: "Problems during full narcosis – patients became restless during surgery". ... [more]

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Achilles Reflex

Eliciting the Achilles S1 reflex in kneeling. Particularly useful when a patient is reluctant to lie supine.
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Image of the Week - September 17, 2018 - CIL:38810 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38810

CIL:38810 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38810 Description: Scanning electron micrograph of a cluster of breast cancer cells showing visual evidence of programmed cell death (apoptosis) in yellow. Each cell is 15 micrometers ... [more]
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Image of the Week - September 10, 2018 - CIL:39062 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/39062

CIL:39062 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/39062 Description: This light micrograph shows the outside edge of two seminiferous tubules of a mouse testis. This section is a 1um thick transverse section, stained with toluidine blue to highlight ... [more]
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Image of the Week - September 3, 2018 - CIL:38938 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/38938

CIL:38938 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/38938 Description: Scanning electron micrograph of the inside of a cancer cell. This cell originates from a squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer. The cell has been frozen and split open to ... [more]
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Image of the Week – August 27, 2018 - CIL:41457 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/41457

CIL:41457 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/41457 Description: Nephrotoma suturalis spermatocyte (crane fly sperm cell) during metaphase in meiosis. Image was captured using a newly developed orientation-independent differential interference ... [more]
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Am I Bleeding Again? Image of the Week - August 20, 2018 - CIL:221 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/221

CIL:221 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/221 Description: Red blood cells (erythrocytes). This image of human red blood cells obtained by scanning electron microscopy, revealing their characteristic biconcave shape. Author: Tina ... [more]
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Deep Breath - with Labels! Image of the Week - August 13, 2018 - CIL:50304 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/50304

CIL:50304 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/50304 Description: Transmission electron micrograph of a ferret alveolar type II cell has rough endoplasmic reticulum, RER, lamellar bodies, LB, cytoplasm, nucleus, mitochondria, M, basement ... [more]
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Nuclei! Image of the Week - August 6, 2018 - CIL:40126 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/40126

CIL:40126 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/40126 Description: The dentate gyrus of a transgenic mouse engineered to overexpress a mutant form of human alpha synuclein (A53T), immunolabeled for mGluR5 (red), alpha synuclein (green) and ... [more]
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Pair of 2s? Well I’ve got a Paramecium. Image of the Week – July 30, 2018 - CIL:41402 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41402

CIL:41402 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41402 Description: Differential interference contrast image of a Paramecium (unicellular ciliate protozoa) surface. The image shows three water vacuoles contracting. Specimen observed at 100x. ... [more]