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Conversations part 3

He was one of my favorite patients to date. There are many many patients that I like, and I guess that is one of the perks of working in a ward that appreciates interpersonal relationships. 116 more words

Life

Nightly Revisions

At the end of the day, as I lie in my bed,

Three million thoughts collide in my head.

They argue and clash, contradicting each other, 477 more words

Writing

Heavy drinking leads to early-onset dementia

Research published in The Lancet Public Health indicated that alcohol use disorder is a major risk factor for dementia, especially early-onset dementia.

“The relationships between alcohol use and cognitive health in general, and dementia in particular, are complex,” Michaël Schwarzinger, MD, of the Translational Health Economics Network, France, and colleagues wrote. 504 more words

Conversations part 2

I can foresee that it would likely be many many posts starting with “Conversations part x”, looking at how often I have conversations with my patients and their families. 352 more words

Love

Conversations part 1

I’ve been privileged enough to be rotated to palliative care, a chance that I’ve had to wrangle and negotiate pretty hard to get. It has been something I’ve wanted to gain exposure in, ever since I found that I have an innate love for holding hands and giving out cups of tea. 307 more words

Life

10 THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT LIFE AT MEDICAL SCHOOL

 When you tell people you’ve applied for Medicine, you might hear a lot about what to expect – especially about the workload. However, there are some things you might not know about studying medicine and life at med school. 38 more words

Medicine

Remember that you are dust

Today I wrote a discharge note for a man who is going home to die. He is not even that old, only in his early sixties, but he has floridly metastatic cancer that has failed to respond to every therapy they have tried. 826 more words

Holiness