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Hold Still and Let the Healing Begin

July 30, 2015 – 1:08 AM |

Entering medical school and admiring every aspect of it. A moment you had dreamt of , the joy of achieving the biggest aim of your life.It’s a priceless feeling, indeed.The journey of medical school begins …

To Err is Human, to Blunder is Sin

September 8, 2014 – 11:09 PM |

Medical profession is very exciting. Everyday a new case comes wirh its own mystery. New discoveries are made very readily and one has to keep himself apprised of the recent developments. From students to residents, …

Depression: An Impediment in the Path of Healing through Spirituality

June 17, 2014 – 1:03 AM |

Manwell (2005) defines depression as “a disorder of mood, so mysteriously painful and elusive in the way it becomes known to the self—to the mediating intellect—as to verge close to being beyond description. Thus it …

Quick, Call the Dermatologist! An Insight into Pursuing a Dermatology Career

January 11, 2014 – 7:12 PM |

Many healthcare professionals typically regard dermatologists as having a relaxed 9-5 job, with few on-calls and dominated by females who are keen to strike a work-life balance that falls overwhelmingly in the favour of life. …

What is Keeping Our Patients Away?

August 22, 2013 – 6:05 PM |

“Number 35”, the receptionist called out. Mr. Ali and his wife entered the doctor’s room. The doctor said his general greetings and addressed them, “Mr. Ali, do you have your lab results with you?”
His wife eagerly …

Medical Exams in Parking Lots: Memoirs of an Observant Student

July 20, 2013 – 2:52 PM |

By the end of this year, tens of thousands of students will enter a race towards acquiring the best medical scores. For many, this undertaking is viewed as a terrifying phase that is out to …

Changing an Attitude – The Worst Day to Fall Ill in the UK

October 1, 2012 – 1:51 AM | 5 Comments

1st August – the most dangerous day to fall ill in the British calendar. On this day, around seven thousand UK medical students walked into the wards as qualified junior doctors. Rattled with nerves, unfamiliarity …

Direct and Indirect Effects of Climate Change: Responsibilities of Medical Community

September 30, 2012 – 10:52 PM |

Climate change has no longer been a just a thought only, it has become a reality now. We are living in the hottest times in the history of mankind and experiencing some of the most …

Dr. Death-Time to Learn

September 26, 2012 – 3:14 PM | 23 Comments

The medical field faced some hard realities when Harold Shipman, also known as Dr. Death, was convicted of killing 15 people. As a matter of fact, he is believed to have killed 200 of his …

Medical Education: The Bridge of Transition.

September 26, 2012 – 2:51 PM |

There is a vivid portrait sketched in our minds. The portrait of a social legend- the great physician. The doctor who can diagnose an array of diseases within a few minutes, the surgeon who performs …

A Glimpse into Government Medical Colleges of Pakistan

September 24, 2012 – 12:43 AM | 3 Comments

It is around midnight on 19th of September, I am browsing on a social media website and I read an interesting blog. I reach the bottom of the page and I see that it was …

Medical Education In Pakistan : A Perspective

September 21, 2012 – 6:21 AM | One Comment

The field of medical education has its roots in history since many decades. Uncountable doctors, nurses, paramedics are being trained on yearly basis. If we see the level and standard of medical education in 20th …

Most Commonly Misspelled Medical Terminologies

September 13, 2012 – 4:52 AM | 8 Comments

During my undergraduate student days in 1960s, we were taught about the “appendicular” mass, the “appendicular” abscess and the “appendicular artery”. The available text books referred to them as such. These days some books use …