In the world of medicine there has been a grammatical battle raging for what seems an eternity. “Who are the warring parties?”, you ask.
Poking fun and self-indulgent chuckling aside, there is a serious aspect to all this senseless pseudoscience.
Have you ever submitted a scientific paper to a journal? Here are some insights into the Herculean labours of getting a paper published in a medical journal (with MJA excerpts).
A template for the medical school lecture recognizing that all great teachers follow the same heroic journey, a la Joseph Campbell’s monomyth concept.
In light of recent junior doctor deaths from suicide, Sandra Lussier shares her experience of depression and shows how we can take action.
It’s four in the morning. It’s been a long night… I know, believe me. But before you discharge the 60 year-old man who came in gasping for air a few hours earlier, take the time to consider a few things.
Some things remain the same, some things change. Political machinations and bureaucratic bungles seem to be universal constants. However, empty hospitals no longer seem to be an issue…
More hilarious brilliance from ‘That Mitchell and Webb Look‘ – following on from their ‘homepathic A&E‘ masterpiece. This skit reminds me of a half-remembered anecdote from Frank Vertosick Jr.’s classic book about neurosurgical training, ‘When The Air Hits The Brain‘. After yet another brutal shift the Orthopedics Chief says to Frank (a neurosurgical resident at […]