Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ochiche Nnenna Ijeoma

  • Pitch dark

    Ochiche Ijeoma Lagos, Nigeria    Pitch dark before midnight I had observed many surgical operations  as a medical student so I knew what to expect. The rules about changing clothes and footwear, the strict hand washing routine, the complex method of putting on the aprons, gowns, and gloves had been drummed into my ears and…