The story of a junior doctor working a busy weekend in a district hospital
A first hand account of an abusive patient and family in the emergency department demanding opiates. Handled by a very scared junior grade doctor.
A problem of a personal nature…
Back during my FY1 medicine attachment, I had the pleasure of looking after Mr C, a Chinese gentleman in his eighties, on the Stroke rehabilitation ward of our DGH. Not only had he had...
My feet hurt. No idea what it could be. But I did wear some high heels the other day.
Dear Doctor – I get pains in my stomach, terrible headaches, feel nauseas, and just feel generally rotten. And it seems to happen every Saturday and Sunday morning. What is it?
The latest GMC report on the state of Medical Education and Practice was released today, and it has become apparent that complaints against doctors have risen by 23% since 2010. Now I’m all...
How not to present a patient over the phone.
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).
What happens when you get a grilling about where your fingers have been from your consultant in the middle of the ward round – and what you should do about it