Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Is there nothing bacon can't do?

Pork, the surprise remedy for a nosebleed:

"Ta-Da! I'm also a nasal tampon!"

"Cured salted pork crafted as a nasal tampon and packed within the nasal vaults successfully stopped nasal hemorrhage promptly, effectively, and without sequelae … To our knowledge, this represents the first description of nasal packing with strips of cured pork for treatment of life-threatening hemorrhage in a patient with Glanzmann thrombasthenia."
OK, so salt pork isn't exactly bacon. But let's not pick nits.

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