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Diagnose it yourself – DIY – The Baby That Can’t Breathe
Test yourself with the case of a 5 month old with respiratory distress - with MCQs!Read more.
Lightening Strikes Twice!
Lightening strikes are literally 1 per million events. So I was shocked (ahem) recently when I had two presentations inRead more.
Diagnose it Yourself – DIY – Bloaty
Have a go at diagnosing this patient with vague gastrointestinal symptoms. Quiz questions and real case based discussion included!Read more.
Diagnose it Yourself – DIY – Abdominal Pain
Our first 'long case' with quiz questions!Read more.
Births, Deaths and Miscarriages
The story of a junior doctor working a busy weekend in a district hospitalRead more.
Three Tips for taking a Medical History
I don’t often write an article with ‘tips’ for a ‘skill’. Almostadoctor tends to be made up of concise listsRead more.
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Give me morphine!
A first hand account of an abusive patient and family in the emergency department demanding opiates. Handled by a veryRead more.
Sequence your Genome for $99 – My Story
Thinking of having your genome tested? Hear the story of a doctor who had his done.Read more.