Browsing posts tagged: Medicine
Your hair loss can be reversed – here’s how

If you follow us on social media, you’ll know that a small moment that happened recently in the House of Commons ended up sparking a fairly lively debate about attitudes to ageing and hair loss. Michael Fabricant, the Conservative MP for Lichfield in Staffordshire, had risen during Prime Ministers’ Questions to ask Theresa May about […]

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Confusion after gastric bypass with Roux-en-Y

At at recent case conference, we discussed a woman who had had a gastric bypass 20 years previously, and now had confusion. To remind you of the details of a gastric bypass: First, a small stomach pouch, approximately one ounce or 30 milliliters in volume, is created by dividing the top of the stomach from […]

The role of podcasts in medical education

Obviously I am very biased, hosting a podcast now for 8 months, and being a guest on two other popular podcasts – The Curbsiders and The Clinical Problem Solvers. Given my obvious COI, here are my thoughts on the contribution that podcasts are making for students, residents and practicing internists. Two or three years ago […]

The problem of admission diagnoses – a guest post

I received this response to a recent post. It is so good that I wanted to share it – so with Dr. Thomas Nielson’s permission I have. He makes the important point that the rush to LABEL the patient with the diagnosis has major unintended negative consequences. He says it so well that I encourage […]