Sunday, January 21, 2018

Treatment/Side-Effect Recursion

Part I: My Bathroom Countertop

Eight weeks ago, there was nothing there except a toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, a bar of soap, and a daily multivitamin.

Then this happened:

  foreach se in trt.getSideEffects()
    foreach t in se.getTreatments()

Part II: The Early Universe:

This is the Hubble Ultra-Deep Field image. It shows the universe as close to its beginning as we can see. What does this look like, if not a cosmic countertop filled with pills, gelcaps, and capsules?

In other words, the universe is a side effect of the original physician's first prescription:


From To be nurse, first be patient. Chapter 1.


Bonus: Every wonder what a person sounds like while they're sleeping 3-1/2 months after throat cancer treatment? Wonder no more. Here's almost 4 hours of it.