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How Much Do Resident Doctors Get Paid?

How Much Do Resident Doctors Get Paid?

Doctors just out of medical school must complete a rigorous training program in hospitals and clinics, called a residency, before they can make the big bucks. Residency programs vary in length anywhere from three to seven years, depending on the specialty. Most resident doctors are typically paid a salary in the range of $40,000 to $50,000 a year, according to data from the American Medical Associ... »

Photo of surgeon sleeps on hospital floor goes viral after 28 hours sift and 5 operations

Photo of surgeon sleeps on hospital floor goes viral after 28 hours sift and 5 operations

With a scrub cap on his head and a mask covering his face, a surgeon sleeps on the floor of a hospital corridor. These powerful photos were taken shortly after the doctor, Luo Heng, completed his fifth operation in 28 hours. Heng is said to have fallen asleep on the floor after spending more than a day carrying out surgeries at the hospital. He was pictured lying on a piece of fabric, with his arm... »

List of Top 5 Richest Doctors in the World by so far in 2017

List of Top 5 Richest Doctors in the World by so far in 2017

This list was made by Gazzete. All doctors are rich. Maybe not at the beginning of their career, but their earning potential is huge. Everyone knows that. But the guys on this list dwarf even the highest income for your local GP. From the plastic surgeons to the cancer philanthropists, making money for a doctor seems as simple as opening a practice. So how did the richest doctors make so much more... »

The Best Movies For Doctors And Medical Students

The Best Movies For Doctors And Medical Students

This is a list with more than 50 films , medical students and doctors should see Add your suggestion as a comment and I will add it to the original topic Enjoy ! 1- The Fisher King 2- Wit 3- Philadelphia 4- Terms of Endearment 5- Leaving Las Vegas 6- The Doctor 7- Awakenings 8- Patch Adams 9- Something the Lord Made 10- And the Band Played On 11- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 12- The Paint... »

Medical Student Syndrome

Medical Student Syndrome

Medical student syndrome “MSS” also named medical student disorder, medical student disease and hypochondriasis of medical students is a condition frequently reported in medical students nowadays. MSS is a constellation of psychiatric symptoms that affect the mood and behaviour of a medical student, especially during the first year of studying medicine. While Medical students are learn... »

Surgeon Who Aims To Perform The First Head Transplant Just Gave A Rat A Second Head

Surgeon Who Aims To Perform The First Head Transplant Just Gave A Rat A Second Head

Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero made headlines around the world two years ago with the bold claim that he would soon be stitching one person’s head onto another’s body. Despite the numerous obstacles Canavero faces from ethical and scientific standpoints, he appears to be moving full-steam ahead. Last year, he performed what he called a “proof-of-concept” procedure in ... »

Foods That Cause Kidney Stones

Foods That Cause Kidney Stones

Anyone who has had a kidney stone knows how painful they can be. The small stones, which are actually mineral deposits, are very hard and originate in your kidneys. At more than a million cases in the United States, the ratio of men getting kidney stones is twice as much as women – 12% versus 6%. There are four different kinds of stones, which are uric acid, calcium, cystine and struvites. There a... »

Lactated Ringers vs. Normal Saline

Lactated Ringers vs. Normal Saline

Lactated ringers vs. normal saline – when you read this, what comes to your mind? After much thought many will still be blank and some might just say they are clear fluids used to treat diseases. That might be true, but very vague. Read on to get a clear understanding of them. Lactated Ringers vs. Normal Saline Lactated ringers and normal saline are both crystalloid solutions that have been used f... »

Pain directly related to emotional states, Pain types and classification

Pain directly related to emotional states, Pain types and classification

Defining Pain Pain is a perception that signals the individual that tissue damage has occurred or may be occurring. It is subjective and very complex. The processes in the body that are involved in the perception of pain are called “nociception.” Classifying Pain Pain can be “acute” or “chronic.” Acute pain lasts a short time, or is expected to be over soon. The time frame may be as brief as secon... »

The reason we don’t get a heart cancer

The reason we don’t get a heart cancer

Your heart Your heart is virtually impervious to cancer due to its muscular, non-fatty nature along with substantial assistance from the pericardium. Food for thought: there are cancers of the brain, blood, lymph nodes, lungs, bone, and every other bodily organ, part, or system imaginable. Why, then, do we never hear about heart cancer Could it be our hearts, long symbolized as the root of loving ... »

5 Study Techniques Every Clinical Student Should Know

5 Study Techniques Every Clinical Student Should Know

With the start of the new school year, 25,000 incoming medical students in the United States—and hundreds of thousands of students around the world—are wondering how best to study so they can succeed in classes, on board exams, and in the clinic. Fortunately, decades worth of neuroscience research has given us an entire toolkit of techniques, many of which you probably have not heard of before. Bo... »

How do you motivate yourself to keep studying in medical school?

How do you motivate yourself to keep studying in medical school?

Medical school overloads you with content and you often have insufficient time to cover the materials required but you must keep going on, day after day, being on the ball always. Medical students might be the selected people who can take all the stress, etc but how do you keep yourself motivated always? This question was originally posted on Quora.com, and below are some of the best answers: Drew... »

Lina Medina - the world's youngest mother who gave birth at the age of 5

Lina Medina – the world’s youngest mother who gave birth at the age of 5

In 1933, Lina Medina was born in Ticrapo, Peru. At the age of five years, Lina was brought to hospital by her parents who complained of abdominal extreme growth. The girl’s parents initially thought their daughter was suffering from a massive abdominal tumor, but after being examined by doctors in Pisco, Peru, they discovered she was seven-months pregnant. Dr. Geraldo Lozada became Lina’s attendin... »

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