Archive | March, 2012

15 March 2012 0 Comments

Blindfolded “Spirit-Art-Medicine”

Blindfolded “Spirit-Art-Medicine”

Another strange combination of art with medicine, this time from doctor, Jon Tsoi “Master of Tao-Blindfolded-Inner Spirit Art-Medicine.” He explains his blindfolded mucking about with paint, canvas, and herbs as a means of balancing ourselves physically, mentally and spiritually. “My art is a remedy promoting a harmonious way of life. Furthermore, it is a prescription for a […]

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13 March 2012 0 Comments

A Surgical Poetry Reading

An un-sedated patient reads a poem dedicated to the scalpel-wielding Dr. Angel Escurdero while under the influence of  “Volitive Psychoanalgesia. The video posted on YouTube is linked to the Spanish doctor’s site where he promotes his own artsy approach to medicine and something he calls “noesitherapy,” or “healing by thinking”  (from the Greek word “noesis” for “thinking).

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9 March 2012 0 Comments

Cadaver Lungs Breathing

Somehow ghastly yet emminently practical — an experiment to see how long cadaver lungs can be kept viable future transplantation.

8 March 2012 0 Comments

Junior Interns on the Loose?

I don’t know what’s going on here, but it makes me very uncomfortable.

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5 March 2012 0 Comments

Don’s Foot: The Art of Bleeding Remix

This appeared on the internet a few weeks ago and screamed out for a remix. Not to normal types, perhaps, but we heard the screaming. Enjoy your cane, Don.

1 March 2012 0 Comments

Lightning Flowers

One of the most interesting aspects of Keraunomedicine (yes, there’s a name for the medical study of lightning-strike victims) is the formation of characteristic burns of “lightning flowers” as illustrated above. Lightning flowers, sometimes called Lichtenberg figures, “may persist for hours or days, and are a useful indicator for medical examiners when trying to determine […]