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  •  Even worse, apparently they didn't even bother (5+ / 0-)

    with any kind of anesthesia or even pain medication.  That's right, no morphine or anything!

    You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 03:54:34 AM PST

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    •  Yup. The midwife or "care"giver would simply (1+ / 0-)
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      Avilyn

      take a mallet and slam it into the pelvis and crack it.

      To me progress is not so much a goal as it is a process and I believe it will not follow a straight course. Remember, the drops of water that form the river may not take the shortest path but they will still reach the ocean.

      by ontheleftcoast on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 09:25:07 AM PST

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      •  Exactly. Just like the icepick lobotomies. To do (0+ / 0-)

        a symphysiotomy the right way first you have to prepare the skin with something like Betadine or Chlorprep which takes a good 5-10 minutes.  Then you inject the Novocaine/Lidocaine and wait for it to take effect (another 5-15 minutes) and finally you can make the incision and perform the procedure (a couple of minutes).

        You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

        by Throw The Bums Out on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 02:24:25 PM PST

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