The Darker Side Of Medicine: Another Doctor Assaulted While On Duty

Being a doctor is a noble calling. All those years spent in medical school, then specialization, more studying, sleepless nights on duty, etc… Learning never really ends when you decide to commit yourself to this profession. It takes years, even decades for a person to become a good medical professional. But, not everyone knows how to appreciate all the efforts a doctor has to go through his/her education. Here is the story of Dr Mohammed Ruda, from Baghdad (Iraq).┬áDr Ruda is a resident in general surgery at the Sheikh Zayed…

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What’s it like to perform surgery for the very first time?

Sure you’ll know what you’re doing and had plenty of practice on things that aren’t people. Sure you’ve watched others doing it. But what’s it like the very first time you cut somebody open to make them healthy? Is there extra fear of messing it up? Were you fairly confident? (This question was originally posted on Quora, and below is a selection of the best relevant answers.) Answers: Robert Gluck, Hand Surgeon, The Healthy Hands Center – Long Island, NY You’re one year old and taking your first steps. Your…

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