Don’t study for exams…

This is my single favourite bit of advice I was every given: “Don’t study for exams. Study for when you’re the only thing between the patient and the grave.” There’s a real ethos at medical school of ‘what’s going to be on the exam?’ which is understandable since that’s how you’re assessed and allowed toContinue reading “Don’t study for exams…”

Y’all got a video?

Nearly everyone has a camera on their phone nowadays, and nearly everyone uses it far too much. However it can come in incredibly helpful. Patients often facebook/instagram/snapchat their medical issue before calling for help, which – while incredibly unwise – does mean that most people, especially young people, have a picture or video of theContinue reading “Y’all got a video?”