Wholly Health

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Twittering During Sugery February 17, 2009

Filed under: Medical Ethics?,Physical Wellness — aprasek @ 10:35 pm

Apparently, some surgeons are now “twittering” from the operating room:

As Rogers worked away on his robotic machinery, the chief resident, Dr. Raj Laungani, Twittered: “Dr. Rogers is saying because the tumor is so large he may have to do a radical (total) nephrectomy.”

This is no joke, check out the full CNN story.

I’m not sure how I feel about this… Would you let your surgeon twitter during your surgery? 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s