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Gorgeous Tattoos Give Back Confidence to Women Who Survived Breast Cancer

Mastectomy is a surgical removal of breast or both of them, partially or completely. Sometimes in case of a breast cancer it can be the only solution for saving woman' s health and life. In total, 56% woman who survived breast cancer are left with scars caused by mastectomy and often, their nipples were surgicaly removed. These women can undergo another surgery for breast reconstruction or not. But the project called P.Ink, meaning Personal Ink, comes with another solution – replace the scars by gorgeous tattoos.

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  • 1/24/2017

  • Czech Hospital Placements Program

  • Obsolete vs. Visionary

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Doctor Carnavero: The Man Who Wants to Transplant the Human Head

Changing the degenerated human body for another healthy one - does it sound too futuristic and unbelievable to you? For the Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero, it doesn´t. He believes he is able to transplant a head onto a new body to keep the fatally ill patient alive. And he already has a candidate, who is currently reliant on a wheelchair, this world unique procedure should be performed within 2 years! 

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  • 5/7/2016

  • Czech Hospital Placements

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The Babybox: a Priceless Idea to Save a Baby or a Violation of Human Rights?

The nightmare of a city street: a newborn is found by a passer-by, abandoned down a dark, cold alley. The Babybox is a special hatch that offers a safe alternative for hopeless mothers, who are unable to cope with parenthood for various reasons and feel too ashamed to be identified. Until today, 122 babies have been found in Babyboxes, situated in big Czech cities since 2006. The Czech Republic is one of 11 European Union countries (out of 28), where this anonymous way to leave a child in a safe environment without being legally persecuted is possible. The big question is: do the baby hatches provide the best help for desperate women and save newborn lives, or does it just increase the irresponsibility of parents?

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  • 5/3/2016

  • Czech Hospital Placements

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Meningitist that Caused the Need for Psychiatric Procedures

The history of medicine can be quite interesting, as well as, threatening. As an educational healthcare program we want to enlighten you the reality beyond the Knick stories (a medical TV series). This time with meningitis treatment and methods used in psychiatric asylums. Pulling out teeth to treat mental illnesses? FACT! Performing venesection in hope to save a little baby’s life? FACT! Parents taking photos of their own dead children? FACT!

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  • 5/1/2016

  • Czech Hospital Placements

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The Need for Caesarian Section - Failures and Successes

Nowadays, a caesarian section is a daily conducted procedure. On average, one in four births end with a C-section. That makes it currently the most conducted obstetric surgery in gynecology. As future healthcare professionals, it is important for you to know the history of the profession. The Knick series shows us a common historical practice. One of the cases in the series is Placenta Previa. What is that? How to help to the patient? What led to a successful solution?

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  • 5/1/2016

  • Czech Hospital Placements

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