Today I had surgery lab all afternoon, so I spent most of the day in scrubs. Unfortunately there's no "cute" way to wear scrubs...although today I was rocking my Katherine Heigl brand designer scrubs. Did you know there was such a thing?
Surgery lab today was actually quite appropriate for Halloween. We practiced fracture fixation techniques, which meant a lot of sawing and drilling through bone. In the end, we ended up with a tibia that looked very much like it came from some Frankenstein's monster skeleton dog!
This is what it would have looked like in a real, live dog:
Pretty cool, huh?
In honor of Halloween, the American Veterinary Medical Association released a press release describing why you would want a veterinarian on your team in the event of a zombie apocalypse. If you've never thought about it before, you may want to think about it now...especially with it being Halloween and all... ;)
5 reasons you want a veterinarian on your team in a zombie apocalypse
Schaumburg, IL — In recent episodes of AMC's zombie series The Walking Dead, a new character introduced to the show, Dr. Hershel Greene, helps treat and save the life of a critically injured child. Dr. Greene, however, is not a physician, but a veterinarian.
Now, under normal circumstances, of course, we would never recommend that a veterinarian treat a human, but in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, well ... physicians might be hard to come by, governing boards and malpractice laws are out the window, and if one of your party is bleeding to death, a veterinarian just might give that person the best chance of survival.
Which got us thinking ... how else might a veterinarian prove useful in a zombie apocalypse? Here are our top 5 reasons you'd want a veterinarian as part of your zombie apocalypse team:
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