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Capetown Series: What SHAWCO, JeffHope and AHEC Have in Common

Last week I had the pleasure of joining a delegation trip to Capetown, South Africa with the American Public Health Association and AcademyHealth. It was a fantastic experience, and I anticipate this is just the first in a whole series of reflections on my experience. 930 more words

Education

The Worst Patients

It is a well-known fact that “doctors and nurses make the worst patients”.  But do we…?  Or is it just that we are average, every-day patients who are held to a higher standard because of the high standards we place upon our patients? 643 more words

Medicine

TUG test results found through general practice falls risk screening

Source: Age and Ageing, 2014, Vol 43 suppl 1 p. i16

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Date of publication: September 2014

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Falling

Is direct primary care part of the solution or part of the problem?

By Carolyn Long Engelhard, contributor

October 13, 2014, 06:00 am – Unlike other wealthy countries, the United States has a low ratio of primary care physicians relative to medical specialists. 796 more words

Business

Guest Post: 'Cough and the Larynx' - Miss Romana Kuchai, ENT Consultant, Bupa Cromwell Hospital

This month we have a guest post by Miss Romana Kuchai, Consultant ENT Surgeon at Bupa Cromwell Hospital. Miss Kuchai presented at our recent ENT CPD event held at the Royal Institution of Great Britain. 289 more words