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January 14, 2018 – 8:24 PM |

Merely passing in exams is not enough for students nowadays. Everyone wants to secure good grades, and so students preparing for an exam are often under a lot of pressure. Test anxiety is a common phenomenon …

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Psychological Impact of Work Place Harassment on the Nursing Community and Why We Must Firefight It

October 30, 2016 – 12:10 AM |

Harassment is defined as “any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors or other verbal or written communication or physical conduct of a sexual nature, or sexually demeaning attitudes, causing interference with work performance or …

A Clandestine Affair of Medical Negligence

October 30, 2016 – 12:10 AM |

A seven year old girl presented to emergency department (ED) with an insect bite. She received a full evaluation in ED, and was continuously crying during treatment. The Consultant ordered the resident to administer an …

The Big Leap into Medical School – Advice for Beginners

August 12, 2015 – 10:57 PM |

With the hectic day-to-day routine of medical professionals, doctors and even senior medical students can sometimes forget the disorientation that follows the beginning of medical school. Keeping in mind the expected output from every student …

Mechanical Hyperkeratosis: Let the Corn and Callus Do You No Harm!

January 14, 2015 – 7:47 PM |

Hyperkeratosis  is  a  normal  defensive  response  of  the  skin,  which  becomes  pathologic  when  the  callus  or  corn  grows  so  large  that  it  becomes  the  source  of  symptoms.
Abnormal  mechanical  stresses  on  the  skin  will  result  in  …

Reflections: Depression and Anxiety among Pakistani Medical Students

May 16, 2014 – 12:36 AM |

Depression is a mental disorder that presents with low mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feeling of guilt, low-self worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, poor coordination and tendency to suicide. The elevated rate …

Journey through Medical School: Darkness behind Bright Futures?

August 30, 2013 – 10:22 PM |

The teenage inclination to wear the white lab coat in a chemistry lab and pretend to be a doctor amidst friends implants in some hearts the irrepressible desire to take up that white coat for …

Lack of Career Counselling: What Next after Medical School?

July 28, 2013 – 11:48 PM |

When you step into a medical college, you forget about this question for a while. This is justified to some extent because you are not going anywhere, for the next five years. However, as the …