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    Must have been a ripper
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    Sounds funny, but not for the woman involved. What does "...the laser ignited..." actually mean? Clearly there was a serious malfunction, but blaming it on a fart because they couldn't find a anything else sounds like the Sherlock Holmes fallacy- "when you eliminate all possible explanations then what remains must be the cause". This assumes that you have, in fact, eliminated all possible causes but one, but do you actually know that? I hope the woman has a good lawyer.
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    Based on youthful experiences with much hilarity I can assure you that farts do burn.

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    When I worked as a Biomedical Engineer in an LA hospital, one of my jobs was to test, detect and repair any problems in the grounding system in surgery.

    Yes - patients do/did explode if a minuscule static spark might happen in an oxygen-rich environment like surgery. The insides of people can sometimes be filled with explosive gasses especially when the intestines and stomach is involved, but also putrid tissue gives off some explosive gas too when mixed with oxygen.

    Any equipment that was in contact with the patient, doctor or nursing staff had to have ZERO electrical leakage for that same reason. Shoes had to be conductive to the floor to drained any potential from anyone working on a patients - again especially in surgery.

    (to the nervously waiting family and friends in the waiting room): "Yes - the surgery was a success, however he exploded on the operating table. We scraped him off then walls and you can take him home in this jar".
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    Quote Originally Posted by SurferJoe46 View Post
    When I worked as a Biomedical Engineer in an LA hospital, one of my jobs was to test, detect and repair any problems in the grounding system in surgery.

    Yes - patients do/did explode if a minuscule static spark might happen in an oxygen-rich environment like surgery. The insides of people can sometimes be filled with explosive gasses especially when the intestines and stomach is involved, but also putrid tissue gives off some explosive gas too when mixed with oxygen.

    Any equipment that was in contact with the patient, doctor or nursing staff had to have ZERO electrical leakage for that same reason. Shoes had to be conductive to the floor to drained any potential from anyone working on a patients - again especially in surgery.

    (to the nervously waiting family and friends in the waiting room): "Yes - the surgery was a success, however he exploded on the operating table. We scraped him off then walls and you can take him home in this jar".
    OK, fair comment. Intestinal gasses (let's keep a little decorum here) can be enriched in methane so the precautions you describe are no doubt well founded. I just hope that the events described in this story can be regarded as highly unusual, speaking as one who has been poked around in the nether regions several times in the last few years.

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    What with?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenj View Post
    What with?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayess64 View Post
    OK, fair comment. Intestinal gasses (let's keep a little decorum here) can be enriched in methane so the precautions you describe are no doubt well founded. I just hope that the events described in this story can be regarded as highly unusual, speaking as one who has been poked around in the nether regions several times in the last few years.
    Oh, I'll admit that I neither saw it happen nor saw any entrails running down the walls in the few dozen surgeries I have actually watched.

    Right after the surgeons had their hissy and came back to work after a work stoppage because their malpractice insurance rates went astronomical, I was required to video tape surgeries for a while to prove that the itinerant scissors or an occasional Metzenbaum had been left in the (here an: unnamed) patient.

    After quite a few surgeries, one of the doctors asked me if I was recording the sound too. He had just graphically described his latest sexual exploit to the theater and then realized that I was hovering around over him with the camera.

    I guess their talking about Stock Options, Pork Belly Futures or Offshore Accounts and sexual conquests were not to be recorded either.

    One would be amazed at what doctors confer upon the captive hearers in surgery theaters.





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    Quote Originally Posted by SurferJoe46 View Post
    One would be amazed at what doctors confer upon the captive hearers in surgery theaters.
    If one works in that area, or knows people who do, one would not be surprised at anything they get up to.

    I have a friend who works in a certain hospital and some of the things they did, never mind said, would cause an enormous fuss if known.

    I can also tell you none of them are drug tested either and drug use is a lot more common than you think
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