This paper establishes the collective professional opinion of 100 surgeons regarding the value of drawing, which plays a thriving role in current surgical practice. The utility of this skill transcends merely documenting visual information, allowing surgeons to quickly visualise simplified, dynamic representations of reality. This paper is the first to document the prevalence of drawing amongst surgeons, substantiates an informed professional opinion supporting this practice, and demonstrates widespread enthusiasm for further training in these skills.
I have some milestone news about the mystery woman who keeps appearing in my illustrations…
The Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine recently invited me to contribute an article about my medical illustration. It's the first time I've had anything official published about my approach, and I was honoured to be asked to contribute some thoughts behind the scenes of what I do!
Anatomy of the Easter Bunny.
An illustrated overview of the H's & T's, AKA the reversible causes of cardiac arrest.
An illustrated introduction to subdural haemorrhage: what it is, why it matters, how doctors find it, and how surgeons treat it! A Guest article I wrote & illustrated for Brainbook, kindly made possible through the support of the Global Health Research Group on Neurotrauma.