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15 “Joys” Of Being A Medical Student.

1. This is what your Saturday night looks like. Your “non-med” friends every Saturday night. 2. At some point, your “non-med” friends will stop believing all your “lame” excuses about not being able to hang out ‘cause you always have to study for something. I mean, seriously, is there really …

Medical school will teach doctors anatomy with Microsoft's augmented reality
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Medical school will teach doctors Anatomy with Microsoft’s augmented reality

One US university is planning on teaching the next generation of medics with the next generation of virtual reality technology. Every doctor, no matter how long they’ve been out of medical school, will remember the first time they walked into a dissection lab. They’ll remember the smell of the embalming …

Teach medical students reality to make them Good Doctors
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Teach medical students reality to make them Good Doctors

To make a good doctor we need medical schools to be honest with students and teach them about how things really are. We need to provide medical students with that most powerful and dangerous of life forces—reality. Some patients can be difficult and dangerous. Most clinical decisions have no evidence …

Reality Medical Shows That You MUST WATCH
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Reality Medical Shows That You MUST WATCH

Are you a fan of blood and gore? Does watching bloodied organs, disfigured body parts, growing tumors, and new absurd diseases excite you? Then those medical shows on TV do you no good. However hard they try to show the reality, everything on those shows is filmed and rehearsed and scripted. …

Why are Doctors wearing Blue and Green Scrubs?
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Why are Doctors wearing Blue and Green Scrubs?

Scrubs used to be white — the color of cleanliness. Then in the early 20th century, one influential doctor switched to green because he thought it would be easier on a surgeon’s eyes, according to an article in a 1998 issue of Today’s Surgical Nurse. Although it is hard to confirm …

VIDEO: Anatomy and Physiology of The Heart
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VIDEO: Anatomy and Physiology of The Heart

The heart itself is made up of 4 chambers, 2 atria and 2 ventricles. De-oxygenated blood returns to the right side of the heart via the venous circulation. It is pumped into the right ventricle and then to the lungs where carbon dioxide is released and oxygen is absorbed. The …

8 Practical Time Management and Study Strategies for Medical Students
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8 Practical Time Management and Study Strategies for Medical Students

There’s no question that medical school is tough, especially when you consider the amount of material you need to cover in a few short years. Even if you’re putting in the hard work and making every effort to keep up with your studies, the stress of trying to juggle multiple …

5 Up-and-Coming Topics in Medicine That Students Should Know About
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5 Up-and-Coming Topics in Medicine That Students Should Know About

Breakthroughs in patient care are happening in leaps and bounds due to the convergence of research, technology and medicine. For those thinking about which specialty areas to focus on, or for anyone looking for a glimpse into the future of healthcare, here are five of the most interesting, on the …

10 Things Every Pre-Med Should Absolutely Know
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10 Things Every Pre-Med Should Absolutely Know

Over the course of my undergraduate career, I have had discussions with countless pre-med students. From these conversations, I have concluded two things about them. First, they don’t sleep. Second, many of them have no idea what it takes to get into medical school. Wait, what? No idea what it …