Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

Top 5 Most Painful Medical Procedures

Alright, so anybody who's ever been admitted to hospital or needed a specialist medical investigation will have met with their fair share of uncomfortable procedures, whether it's blood tests or certain examinations. Some of course are more painful than others, particularly where needles are involved, so this is a list (in no particular order) of some of the most feared medical procedures carried out on patients.

Having often been the one doing and not receiving these tests, I also don't have much of a personal connection to these tests, hence why it's not a hierarchical list.

But trust me, it hurts me more than you :P

1. The arterial blood gas. (ABG)




Source
One of the most useful and acute bedside tests available in modern hospitals today, the arterial blood gas, fondly abbreviated to ABG, has long been considered a fairly painful procedure. Although it's quick, the site of the test (often the radial artery at the wrist) and the angle in which the needle must strike th…

Latest posts

Inktober- My Story So Far (Part Three)

Inktober- My Story So Far (Part Two)

Inktober- My Story So Far (Part One)

Chronicles of Azaria- Explore Azaria via World Anvil!

How to Design a Fantasy Book Cover

5 Amazing Art Tricks I Wish I Knew Earlier