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Whose body?

f”Do you want to hear what your heart sounds like?”
I never even thought about it, and all of a sudden it just felt so natural. 348 more words

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Lung Cancer

On my respiratory firm I met a 64 year old gentleman who presented with a 2 month history of pain along his right arm. It spread from his shoulder blade up to his proximal forearm. 1,532 more words


Breaking Bad News

Within 5 minutes of my first day of my neurology rotation, I was given a consult on a 45 year old female who had been drooling for a couple of days. 2,113 more words

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Weekend in A&E

Last week has been the longest week of medical school. I was on my hospital placement from Wednesday through to Sunday and it made me miss sleeping in my own bed at home. 192 more words


Caribbean med school stigmas changing

ORENO VALLEY, Calif. — It’s easy to dismiss the for-profit medical schools that dot many a Caribbean island as scams, set up to woo unqualified students who rack up huge debts, drop out in staggering numbers, and — if they make it to graduation — end up with an all but worthless degree. 162 more words


Medical School Beginnings - Musings

Med school has started.

That’s one sentence I once thought that I would never say! But here I am, surrounded by 4 medical textbooks, from the previous night session of studying the gross anatomy of the heart. 166 more words