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You can make plans but God determines the step

YOU CAN MAKE PLANS BUT GOD DETERMINES THE STEP. I always have this mind when I made my intentional life plans since 1994 and when I implemented them up to now. Yes, I have plans documented on paper. During the … Continue reading

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Definition of General Surgery

DEFINITION OF GENERAL SURGERY  The Philippine Society of General Surgeons, Inc. defines General Surgery as requiring:  – A basic knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology, pathology, oncology, metabolism, wound healing, surgical bacteriology and sepsis, shock and resuscitation, immunology and organ transplantation, … Continue reading

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Cancer Survivor Jovita Talens – 20-10-5 Years in Remission

18dec1 Jovita Talens, now 82 / F 1998 – at age 62 – underwent right modified radical mastectomy – no additional postoperative treatment – histopath: infiltrating ductal carcinoma – negative nodes === now 20 years in remission 2008 – age … Continue reading

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Closing Remarks – ROJoson – MDH Cancer Crusaders Club – 18dec2

31st Annual Christmas Get-Together of the MDH Cancer Crusaders Club December 1, 2018 Closing Remarks Good morning / good noon / good afternoon! Before anything else, let me express my happiness, contentment and enjoyment for your coming to attend the … Continue reading

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Non-specific Pain – A Reflection Again

NONSPECIFIC PAIN 18nov21 – this morning, I suddenly experienced mild to moderate sharp pain on my left hand. I was alarmed and asked myself – why and what caused this pain. I just waited and watched for what would follow. … Continue reading

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What is an operation?

OPERATIONS ROJoson QI (Questions and Issues): What is an operation based on medical perspective? Since operation and surgery are often used interchangeably, what is surgery or surgical operation? Here are some definitions from the Internet: Operation – any action performed … Continue reading

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Surgery vs Operation

SURGERY VS OPERATION ROJoson QI (Questions and Issues): In the current setting (modern times), what is surgery? what is operation? What is the similarity? what is the difference? Surgery (in medical parlance) is a medical specialty that uses operative manual … Continue reading

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