Archive for March, 2011

Rescue Has Limitations

Friday, March 18th, 2011 |

  Disasters and epidemic disease continue to mark this new century: Haiti’s earthquake, Pakistan’s flood, measles’ blight, and Zimbabwe’s cholera. The title waves in Japan last week are the most recent reminder of life’s vulnerability. The heartening response from many is to donate personal time, talent, and treasures to provide rescue and assistance to those […]

Can You Manage This Postpartum Hemorrhage?

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 |

  The seventeen-year old lady, Adriana, in this photo presents to the maternity ward at the Lubango Evangelical Medical Center in Angola, southern Africa. Her last menstrual period is unknown, but her uterus is full-term in size. She is in labor and shortly delivers a healthy infant, followed by delivery of her intact placenta.   […]