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Another short lesson for all starting their practice/ learning: Yesterday, a patient’s husband was constantly answering his phone while his wife was consulting me. His phone and nonchalant loud conversations were a constant disturbance and he pretended not to listen … Continue reading
Hospitals, specially private institutes, see two major advantages in having DNB trainees: 1. Assured workers for three years at lower costs, without the conditions of employer-employee contracts or special privileges. 2. Academic interests keep most of the senior doctors updated … Continue reading
There are times when I LOVE discussions with self-proclaimed VIP patients! *** Background: The typpikkyyal Mallu VIP (pronounced ‘Vyee-iyy-pee’) is a boisterous, oversized, middle-aged male. He insists on smilingly referring to himself ‘small and humble’- something he will remind you … Continue reading
Asanshol, 29th Feb 2013: In a move that stinks of genius, some politicians are coming up with a brilliant idea to tackle all medical-related issues plaguing the country: forcing open a Medical College in every district. Not to let go … Continue reading
Source: 2015: A historic, exciting and truly memorable year for Family Medicine in India.