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Better Safe Than Sorry The very funny true story of how I attempted CPR, but broke the patients legs, emptied the patient's orifices of bodily fluids, broke all their ribs, but maybe just saved their life (or so I'd like to think). read more
Births, Deaths and Miscarriages The story of a junior doctor working a busy weekend in a district hospital read more
almostadoctor now available on android! Ta daa! As promised - almostadoctor is now available on android, for phones and tablets. The app has all of the same features as the iOS version. All the almostadoctor encyclopaedia articles saved to you device – for instant access, even without a connection. There’s no loading times, and no ads. And it keeps all… read more
Should I be worried about Coronavirus? An opinion piece by almostadoctor author, GP Registrar and Emergency doctor - Dr Tom Leach. For information about novel coronavirus (COVID-19) see the almostadoctor coronavirus encyclopaedia article. I am worried I am worried about coronavirus. I am not a statistician, or an epidemiologist, nor am I involved in any public health planning or even hospital… read more
almostadoctor iPhone and iPad apps out now! I am super excited to announce the new almostadoctor iPhone and iPad apps are now available for download in the app store. The app has all of the almostadoctor encyclopaedia articles saved to you device - for instant access, even without a connection. There's no loading times, and no ads. And it keeps all the… read more
I can’t burp For years, patients have suffered with an inability to burp. Now, a new syndrome has been described, including a cure! read more
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