What is anesthesia? Anesthesia is a term that doctors use for different types of medicine they give people before surgery or another procedure. These medicines work by making sure that you do not: ●     Feel pain ●     Move during the surgery or procedure ●     Remember the surgery or procedure… Continue reading


Rib fractures in adults


 What is a rib fracture? A “fracture” is another word for a broken bone. A rib fracture is when a person breaks a rib bone. Most rib fractures happen after an injury to the chest. If this injury is severe, it can also damage organs in the chest or belly. Some rib fractures, called “stress… Continue reading