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Sorrow Of The Dentist by Ayam Chhatkuli

Sorrow Of The Dentist by Ayam Chhatkuli

And now, something slightly different than what you would expect from Meddy Bear. We are here to prove that doctors also have an artistic side to them. We present to you a poem written by one of our fans, Ayam Chhatkuli from Nepal. Enjoy!         Sorrow of the dentist Before I joined the med school the focus of my sight was different I used to see a whole human All I see now is... »

Breakthrough technology joins forces with Medicine- the future of Human Anatomy

Breakthrough technology joins forces with Medicine- the future of Human Anatomy

How can new technologies help educate the medical professionals? We live in a time when everything changes not even by year, not by month and not really a day – it comes down to a smaller measure of time when talking about the progress of new technology. As Moore’s law has predicted for decades, the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles every two years as the electronical aid... »

Think with your skull!

Think with your skull!

For most people, skulls symbolise pirate chests or some ancient times. Some people only associate skull with death without which we wouldn’t be able to examine beauty and complexity of it. But for us, medical professionals, it associates with medicine, with something exquisite and detailed; as I personally was learning about the bones of the skull in my first year anatomy class, I became completel... »

Interesting facts about trigeminal nerve

Interesting facts about trigeminal nerve

Did you just feel that last warm gasp of summer air touch your face? Fair enough, whilst writing this it is still summer, but there is more to it than just motion of the air in the atmosphere. And this is where the fifth cranial nerve, or trigeminal nerve, comes in. It is a nerve responsible for such motor functions as chewing and biting and – you guessed it – the sensation in the face. When talki... »

What is Hemodialysis (Extracorporeal dialysis)?

What is Hemodialysis (Extracorporeal dialysis)?

Hemodialysis (haemodialysis), also called kidney dialysis or just dialysis, is a treatment for acute kidney failure. Patients need dialysis if their kidneys are not working properly, i.e. they are no longer removing enough waste (such as creatinine and urea) and fluid from the blood. This usually happens when around 85-90 percent of kidney function is lost. In order to perform the hemodialytic tre... »

The amazing anatomy of Dental Plexus

The amazing anatomy of Dental Plexus

As you probably are already aware of, the trigeminal nerve is quite a vast one. It itself has three major branches which innervate a vast region of the head, including such internal parts as the sinuses and dura mater, and, of course, big part of the upper digestion earns credit to the trigeminal nerve – including the muscles involved in chewing and swallowing as well as the sense of your gums and... »

Why I chose medical career?

Why I chose medical career?

Well, I chose Medicine for various reasons. First of all, I love studying our body; it’s wonderful to know how your body really works. It’s amazing to discover, that there are a lot of cells that we can’t see with our own eyes, which have to work daily to keep us alive (Thanks guys!) Our heart keeps beating day by day, many organs function without our influence.  What can you say to that, rather t... »

A doctor in Iraq was stabbed and killed!

A doctor in Iraq was stabbed and killed!

After a sad event of killing an Iraqi doctor by stabbing him at his private clinic here is the Declaration of Iraqi medical Association about rejection of the increasing violence against doctors Best regards Dr. Shayma’a Alkamali Member of Baghdad Council of Iraqi medical Association »

4 Excellent Post Surgery Healing Foods

4 Excellent Post Surgery Healing Foods

Healing is a pivotal factor when it comes to surgeries. Surgical operations are carried out only when they’re necessary or when there is no alternative or agreeable way out of a medical condition. Surgeries are meant to readjust and restore normal physiological functions of the body. It is an invasive and vulnerable process for the patient. A surgery isn’t successful until the postoperative care i... »

3 Ways Dentists can Optimize  Postoperative Care

3 Ways Dentists can Optimize Postoperative Care

Our love for sweet desserts and late night hunger binges is an attribute of the first world lifestyle. Prolonged poor oral hygiene and unhealthy snacking habits often take a toll on our teeth. Did you know that carbonated cold beverages contain acids that literally erode our teeth? Sugary drinks cause tooth decay and accumulation of cavities in your mouth. Your teeth are basically exposed bones th... »

How Much Do Doctors Really Make?

How Much Do Doctors Really Make?

Taking into consideration the explosive growth of human population globally, having reached a staggering 7.5 billion last year, one profession we can’t ever get enough of are medical doctors. With third world countries contributing to a major chunk of the populations, doctors are needed more than ever to counter and eradicate prevalent diseases that underdeveloped or even well developed countries ... »

A little kid gets his finger stuck inside a Fidget Spinner!

A little kid gets his finger stuck inside a Fidget Spinner!

No, this is not an engagement ring! You have probably seen fidget spinners- it’s currently the most popular toy on the market, and you can purchase it for about 2$ in a variety of colors. This trend is everywhere, in the shops, on the streets, even some drugstores are selling it! This toy was introduced to public as a mean of coping with stress, anxiety, ADHD and autism. But what you donR... »

Useful History taking format in medicine

Useful History taking format in medicine

History Taking Format Hello, Mr/Mrs/Miss.         . I am Dr.         , one of the doctors in this department. I am here to ask you some questions about your condition. Is that OK? I assure you whatever we talk will be strictly confidential. Present Illness What brought you to the hospital today?  (Could you tell me what happened?) Can you describe more about your symptom? Has this happened before?... »

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