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UPDATE! Surgery on the Shoulders of Giants: a review and an article on Global Health

UPDATE! Surgery on the Shoulders of Giants: a review and an article on Global Health

“And I have sat silently, gazing up at this night sky, counting endless and uncountable sparkling stars as they greet me one by one, palpating the infinity of the universe beyond and accepting my place in it.” This is not something that one would typically expect to find in a book detailing the journey of a doctor as they progress […]

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Diary of an FY1 –  The Curious Incident of my Exploded Appendix

Diary of an FY1 – The Curious Incident of my Exploded Appendix

[box] This week, Oscar breaks the fourth wall to become a patient himself [/box] There is a time when every dog has its day and on Wednesday, my appendix decided to have it. That oft ignored piece of the body that scientists far and wide are still trying to justify existing made the full force of its existence known to me. To be […]

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Medical Firsts!

Medical Firsts!

[box] Features Editor, Anne Tan, reveals the key building blocks on the road to modern medicine [/box]   The first person to organise medical teaching: Hippocrates (460-370 BC) was the first man to organise medical teaching and make medicine a distinct discipline. He is often seen as the father of western medicine as he revolutionised it. He did so by […]

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