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6 Tips To Remember Your Doctor's Instructions

Having to visit a doctor with a loved one who is suffering is one thing but when you are the patient, it quite another. A doctor’s meeting can cause anxiety but did you know? 702 more words

Healthy Lifestyle

The Doctor is in…24/7?


Like many of my colleagues in medical education, I am a part-time clinician.  My time is split, spending less than half in my own clinical practice with the rest devoted to resident education.  603 more words

Mandatory reporting of health professionals: 4 options

If you are an Australian health professional and you have a health problem, there is a risk that your job is on the line if you seek medical assistance. 610 more words


A Child's Hurt, An Adult's Healing

Simon was a young man struggling to stay afloat in the present, anchored down by traumas of his past. He was raised in a neighborhood plagued by poverty and crime, and as a teenager was shot in his spine, a merciless act by a bully who thought it more humiliating to cripple than to kill. 2,851 more words


God took your only child - Choosing words for our patients’ stories

Osman Sanyer MD

As a teaching family physician, I am frequently asked, by friends, students, and colleagues working in other areas of medicine, to share my thoughts on which skills and traits best define the specialty of family medicine. 798 more words

Family Medicine

Why your GP doesn't have a Facebook sharing attitude

The success of Facebook is based on sharing content with friends and family. I’m a fan of social media but in healthcare sharing of information is often a no-go zone. 603 more words


This one chance

My morning clinic had been hectic but not very interesting. I felt bad for the student who had been assigned to me – we had not seen any unusual cardiac pathology. 931 more words