Pharmacology for Writers Part 1: Anesthesia, Analgesia, Sedation, and Paralysis

Whuddup, peeps and other candies! Today Aunt Scripty wants to talk about a really important aspect of pharmacology, especially important for surgeries (both back-alley and OR) and emergency medicine types. Today we’re going to differentiate anesthesia, analgesia, and paralysis. We’re going to talk about drugs that affect each of these. I swear to you, dear …

Tropes Done Right Part 1: Rendering Someone Unconscious (WITHOUT Causing Brain Damage)

What’s up, keyboard trolls?! I’ve been getting some pushback from some writers about my recent post on the knocking-someone-unconscious trope, and I wanted to take a second to address it. Mostly I’ve been challenged to provide a better alternative, which is totally reasonable. So if we can’t knock people out with head injuries, how do …