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Ceftriaxone: THB Apothecary Profile

January 13, 2010/0/0/

These are 3rd Generation warriors from a noble family of apothecaries. The irony lies in that while perfecting their skills against Gram negative pestilence (E.Coli, Klebsiella) they have weakened against Gram positive creatures (Staphyloccus and Streptococcus).

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Enterococcus fecalis: THB Pestilence Profile

January 6, 2010/0/0/

This creature is a fiery colonic demon that can cause infestation in the kidneys, bowels, brain and blood and even the heart valves during protracted engagements. Occasionally, these creatures become resistant to even the mighty Vancomycin, becoming the feared VRE.

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Avatar: Where are the Navi Yawns?

December 29, 2009/1/0/

OK – saw Avatar. Not on IMAX, as originally planned, but definitely got the 3d experience. Hats off to James Cameron – another epic film with all the JC tropes in place. Groundbreaking visuals – check. Space Marines – check (he basically invented the concept with Aliens). Alien lifeforms – check. Awesome mech action – […]

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Healing Blade Print Ad 1

December 15, 2009/0/0/

We just wanted to share with you some of the awesome print ads done up by the folks at Light Image Studios.  We were really trying to capture a strong D&D feel, and think that Kenan and company really nailed it.  Thanks fellas!  Stay tuned for more Healing Blade news, as well as our super […]

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Pasteurella Multocida: THB Pestilence Profile

December 13, 2009/0/0/

A fearsome were-creature that often requires the summoning of apothecary warrior teams to be effectively stopped. Once bitten or scratched, the victim can suffer from infection of the bite, leading to bacteremia, bone infections (osteomyelitis) and joint infections (septic arthritis).

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Ticaracillin-Clavulinate: THB Apothecary Profile

December 12, 2009/1/0/

A cousin to the warrior team piperacillin / tazobactam. A powerful dual combination of fighters that can take out almost any agent of pestilence including the mighty Pseudomonas. Unfortunately, MRSA, VRE and C. difficile cannot be defeated by these apothecary warriors.

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Bacteroides fragilis: THB Pestlience Profile

December 11, 2009/0/0/

This fetid bottom-feeder is an important part of the natural ecosystem, but can become malevolent if given the opportunity, displaying various resistances to apothecary attacks of late. If this agent is killed by metronidazone combined with cefotaxime, aztreonam OR ceftriaxone, then the pestilence player suffer 1 extra point of damage from this attack. Because of […]

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Chloramphenicol: THB Apothecary Profile

December 2, 2009/0/0/

Old warriors from years ago who are not as powerful as those of newer generations. Yet, they still have some fight left in them. It is rumored that they once had a connection to the agents of Pestilence, although no-one is really brave enough to make that allegation out in the open. This sullen brute […]

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The Hospitalist Manual – Seen in the Wild!

November 25, 2009/1/0/

Yes yes, the gods of publishing finally smiled upon the little project that was The Hospitalist Manual. A month ago, it went ‘Gold’, with the final files sent to the printers and first run copies making their way to us shortly thereafter. While it was certainly exciting cracking open the binding of our first published […]

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NCL Mnemonics v1.0.1 is coming soon.

November 25, 2009/0/0/

Greetings to my fellow Nerds! I hope that you are enjoying the use of our NCL Mnemonics iPhone application. This is just a quick update on v1.0.1 which we are working on at the moment that will address several bugs in the current application. So far development has been coming along quite well and we […]