Medic-ALL(09:29:2015) WORLD HEART DAY, NATIONAL COFFEE DAYIn the midst of all the coffee freebies around today, it is
certainly not my intention to crash the “coffee party”, why would I anyway? , especially having being been a proud
caffeine-addict myself over the years. But it’s certainly a perfect occasion,
the National Coffee day which happens to coincide with the World Heart Day.
Great for me, a lover of the heart and a coffee die-hard! World Heart Day takes place on this day every year offers an
opportunity for people across the globe to take part in the world’s biggest
intervention against cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Watch World Heart Day Video Coffee; Not a bad heart-choice!
The focus for this World Heart Day is on creating
heart-healthy environments. By ensuring that people are able to makeheart-healthy choices wherever they live, work and play, the World Heart Day
encourages us all to reduce our cardiovascular risk, towards promoting a
heart-healthy planet for those around u…
Medic-ALL(29:08:2014) by Kayode Kuku MB;BS:
I had just finished discussing with a patient and was documenting away in my usual serious but friendly fashion (stealing glances occasionally), then the patient on her way out after receiving her prescription volunteered "Doctor , you've got a fine handwriting for a Doctor", Thanks, I simply replied in my "humbly" proud tone. It really wasn't the first time I had received such a compliment from a patient, yes it wasn't, but mind you I have also heard nurses complain about my handwriting and some patients wonder aloud, "Doctor, what have you written"?
The horrible handwriting of doctors ,as some describe it, has being widely discussed and condemned by many people outside the profession. While some have come to the conclusion that doctors learn to write in a particular unreadable way while in school , others believe that doctors deliberately write in a certain way in order to conceal the exact content …
Medic-ALL, June 22, 2016Lately I have been exposed like never before to the diversity of roles available in a medical team in a developed country like the United States and this has made me wonder even more about the role of the Physicians as the "Head of the medical team" and leaders in the medical sector and the responsibilities that come with such leadership positions that most physicians have to imbibe rather than learn. I came across this interesting article on the "proper way for physicians to be leaders" by a Pathology resident one KevinMD.com, one of my favorite medical blogs and I thought i should share via Kevinmd.com, by Benjamin Mazer MD, MBA In medical school, you learn very quickly that you can’t know everything. By the end of your first-year anatomy course, you’ll probably give up on learning the names of every part of the body, let alone the intricacies of how they function. As physicians, we must grow comfortable with our limitations. We seek help f…