Medical morals

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Careful now… Kineckt

Fear and trembling through the bloody eye of the needle

It was late on a Friday afternoon in November. I was a 21 year-old medical student diligently waiting for an opportunity to practice some medical procedures when a patient was admitted who was happy for…
“And then I instagrammed his appendix.” Mercy

Some doctor-patient social media relationships are NSFW

Patients have gone online, digital natives are entering medical schools and regulatory bodies, like the General Medical Council in the UK, are scrambling to respond to the impact these changes are having…

An unhealthy cause for taxation?

The concept of personal responsibility in health has an odd habit of falling in and out of fashion. Galen, the ancient Roman father of medicine, once declared it was shameful for a man to “suffer a pain…