Pet Peeves: Educational Edition

By Lauren Rafka, lrafka

By this point in my education, I have developed a fairly long list of pet peeves related to the learning environment.  I can’t speak for everyone, but these are my personal least favorites. 1. Eating smelly foods in class Noxious, sauce covered sandwiches, sushi, and leftovers of any kind do not belong in the classroom. ..

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15th October, 2014

Is widespread video recording of patient encounters in the future of care?

By Alexander Morgan, amorgan

The developed world seems to be consistently moving down the path of increased recording and surveillance of almost everything; an interesting question is when will this start to extend into clinical care? Obviously, revelations of US government intelligence capabilities have been extremely controversial, with obvious references made to Orwell’s 1984.  However, somewhat in opposition to..

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14th October, 2014

Night at the Hospital

By Divya Kurian, dkurian

Over the past few months I started to finally get a hang of the workflow of the hospital. I’ve gotten used to personally managing about 3 or 4 patients and hearing about another 10 or so more that my team handles. At first this seemed like a ton of patients to be able to keep..

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13th October, 2014