i’m back!

•10 February 2010 • 1 Comment

I am coming back to the wonderful world of blogs! I have so many thoughts and so many things to write about that I cannot hold myself back anymore. So, brace yourself!

saving lives…with manners

•27 January 2009 • Leave a Comment
"Manners require time, as nothing is more vulgar than haste."

"Manners require time, as nothing is more vulgar than haste."

A new study found in the New England Journal of Medicine (one of the most prestigious medical journals) found that following a checklist during surgery saves lives and reduces complications (click here for the original article).

From my experience in the OR (operating room), this is very important.

However, one that is not done, and I think is very important, is introducing all the team members in the room and their roles.  People assume that the person holding the scalpel is the surgeon, the one behind the curtain is the anesthesiologist, etc.

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follow me with RSS!

•21 January 2009 • Leave a Comment

RSSFor those of you that are inefficient, you may not know about RSS.  Instead of having news, blogs, and website updates come to you, you waste your time searching for them.

Every tech savvy person knows that if you don’t use RSS feeds, you are missing out.  So, I would like to highlight this resource and make sure that you learn to start using it.

Basically, you subscribe to a RSS feed by clicking on this button that you see on many websites and blogs.  It is also integrated in Firefox and Internet Explorer (you see this logo at the end of the address bar).  You have to use a reader that accepts this feed and places it in your subscriptions.

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assalamu alaikum world!

•20 January 2009 • 3 Comments
The path less traveled is the most difficult.

The path less traveled is the most difficult.

In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

A new day has begun for me.  I have been following many blogs for a while, and like any blog reader, a leap of faith is taken and I start my own blog.  I have reached a point where I think I can impact not only the blogosphere, but the whole world around me.

I wanted to start this blog a couple of weeks ago, but the War on Gaza has taken a toll on me emotionally, intellectually, and physically.  May God uphold the truth and have justice prevail, in a location that hasn’t seen either of these since 1948.

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