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7 Unusual Ancient Medical Techniques EVAN ANDREWS

Posted by Deedra Crabtree on

While looking for something bizarre to put in the blog, I came across this article.  It is quite interesting, but some of it is quite gruesome.  UPDATED:AUG 22, 2018 ORIGINAL:MAR 25, 2014 7 Unusual Ancient Medical Techniques EVAN  ANDREWS 1. Bloodletting For thousands of years, medical practitioners clung to the beliefthat sickness was merely the result of a little “bad blood.” Bloodletting probably began with the ancient Sumerians and Egyptians, but it didn’t become common practice until the time of classical Greece and Rome. Influential physicians like Hippocrates and Galen maintained that the human body was filled with four basic...

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What on earth happened ?

Posted by Deedra Crabtree on

While I was looking for something bizarre I found the following article to be quite interesting and I thought that others would too. Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, Ph.D., CRNP — Written by Tim Jewell on June 14, 2019 Foreign accent syndrome (FAS) happens when you suddenly start to speak with a different accent. It’s most common after a head injury, stroke, or some other type of damage to the brain. Although it’s extremely rare, it’s a real condition. Only about 100 people have been diagnosed with this condition since the first known case came to light in 1907. Some examples of FAS include an Australian woman who...

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Nurse Heart Featured Collection

Posted by Deedra Crabtree on

I have several designs in  my store that are made as a mosaic using medical symbols, such as an ambulance, blood bags, band-aids, wheelchairs, etc. Of these mosaic designs there are several different ones. Today I am talking about the Nurse Heart.  Nurse is a person trained to care for ill, disabled and dying people, promotion of health and the prevention of illness.  This beautiful heart show's pride in being a nurse. Why shouldn't a person be proud of that. It is the hardest job that you will love.   This design has been printed on several articles of clothing and...

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Welcome

Posted by Deedra Crabtree on

Hello, My name is Fat Cat. I am the representative of Fat Cat Nursing Things. Fat Cat Nursing Things is  an online store devoted to nurses. This store has merchandise designed for nurses by a nurse.  I am a retired Registered Nurse of 25 years. I worked mainly in the ER/Trauma centers across the united states. I worked as a travel nurse for the last years of my employment. I know there are people out there that do not like travel nurses because they feel that travel nurses make more money than they do. That may be true but as...

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