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A brief history of fake doctors, and how they get away with it
Doctors

A brief history of fake doctors, and how they get away with it

Melbourne man Raffaele Di Paolo pleaded guilty last week to a number of charges related to practising as a medical specialist when he wasn’t qualified to do so. Di Paolo is in jail awaiting his sentence after being found guilty of fraud, indecent assault and sexual penetration. This case follows that of …

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Medical student commits suicide after failing one exam 11 times in 5 years
Medical Student

Medical student commits suicide after failing one exam 11 times in 5 years

Several of Mehedi Hasan Faruk’s classmates said he was frustrated due to being unable to pass the final professional exam for the past five years. A student from the 17th batch of Comilla Medical College committed suicide on April 4. This is the fourth time in four months that a …

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SIGECAPS, SSRIs, and Silence — Life as a Depressed Med Student
Medical Student

SIGECAPS, SSRIs, and Silence — Life as a Depressed Med Student

SIGECAPS is the mnemonic we medical students memorize to learn the core symptoms of depression: sleep, interest, guilt, energy, concentration, appetite, psychomotor retardation, and suicidality. The practice questions we spend hours answering in preparation for Step 1 of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam twist patient vignettes in tricky ways to …

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Apple Is Looking For Doctors And Health Coaches For Its New Program
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Apple Is Looking For Doctors And Health Coaches For Its New Program

Apple is launching a group of health clinics called AC Wellness for its employees and their families this spring, according to several sources familiar with the company’s plans. The company quietly published a website, acwellness.com, with more details about its initiative and a careers page listing jobs including primary care doctor, exercise …

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Using marijuana 2 times a month cost this doctor his license
Doctors

Using marijuana 2 times a month cost this doctor his license

When he tested positive for cannabis on his employment physical, the hospital — just to be cautious — sent him to his state PHP to discuss the matter. The state PHP then promptly referred him for a four-day out-of-state evaluation at a cost of $5000 to $6000. If he refused …

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Surgery

Severe road traffic accident

Patient came with severe road traffic accident and mandibular fracture with facial trauma mandibular plating was done and soft tissue repair done at bhachau , Gujarat,india by Dr.ketan pandya  

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Surgery

Accidentally injured by a heavy trolley

A worker in a cement factory was accidently injured by a heavy trolley running over his foot. He was managed by amputation of all the devascularised toes, followed by coverage with a free latissimus dorsi flap. The last photo shows the foot 3 months after surgery.

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The Miracle Man!

This Chinese man, 47, was working on a construction site in west China’s Shaanxi province, when he fell from a window 20 feet up, and onto a protruding steel rod – headfirst. Miraculously, he managed to survive the rod’s impact which pierced his head, but somehow missed his brain. The …

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Smallest fetal hand in an adult hand!

Smallest fetal hand in an adult hand! This was a case of a spontaneous miscarriage that ended up this way due to pregnancy complications. But the truly amazing thing here is what we start from, what life starts from. This tiny hand isn’t even fully developed, blood vessels aren’t all …

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