(Printed with the patient's permission.) My friend Bob Kavanagh recently visited our hospital for heart surgery. Upon arriving home, he gleefully sent an excerpt from his medical record (contained on this memory stick) to his colleagues at work and his family:
FROM THE SURGEON:
Later that day he was weaned from sedation and awoke neurologically intact...
You can see Bob here holding his cough pillow. When asked if he wanted his picture on this blog, he replied, "That is certainly all right with me. That is a NY Yankees jacket I have on...."