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Maths And Medicine-M&M: Does It Work?

Mathematics is useful to a medical student as it helps develop analytical skills and facilitate working skills in a stressful environment. It is used to prescribe medicines, determine CAT Scans, and statistical models are being used to guide diagnoses and treatment. Hence, maths and medicine do go hand in hand.

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Quacks And Medicine- How Viable Is This?

Due to the gaps in the system, quacks are being trained as medical practitioners in rural areas which have led to botched surgeries, corrupt practices, etc. The reason for their survival is the lack of doctors in rural areas.

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Specializing Medicine In Rural India

Lack of specialists in the medical field especially in rural settings has been disastrous and the family physicians have become the best bet to provide treatment on variety of illnesses which are sorely needed to guide the patients towards specialists or diagnose serious conditions towards the initial stage. However, the need would not be fulfilled as people graduating have no inclination to work in a rural setting.

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Empathy And Medicine

Lack of empathy in the doctors has led to the phenomenon where loss of life hardly affects them; which is highly ironical as it defeats the very purpose of doing and pursuing medicine. This happens due to the rigorous medical schooling that students are put under. To avoid legal implications, doctors should empathize more.

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Patient In Need And Medicine

 I want every physician who sees a patient to also see the whole person and address all the issues that impact the person’s ability to deal with their life as disease gets in the way. That is what defines medicine as the calling it is and should be.

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Improving Teaching Strategies In Medical Field

The paper-article includes the challenges faced while teaching medical sciences to the particular generation. It talks about the strategies employed to effectively teach the students and how impactful they are. This is necessary in listing down the improvements that are required.

 

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Should Morphine Be Administered?

Morphine is an important drug that serves the purpose of treating moderate to severe pain. There are many countries that are still denied this due to fear of addiction. However with proper rules and guidelines for the regulation, morphine should be supplied to patients who are suffering from diseases like Cancer.

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Segregation Of Women In Medicine

Women have been segregated to the margins in the medical field at every level from nursing to medical students. Especially shocking is the women faculty that is severely lacking and reflects no parity at all. Wage gaps and sex segregation have been the result of the hierarchy in medical field.

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Gender Discrimination In Diagnosing Tuberculosis Patients

One of the challenges that is prevalent in India is the stigma attached to tuberculosis in women and the refusal of the doctors to treat it. More so, the patients themselves deny treatment rather than admit tuberculosis in fears of being ostracized and abandoned.

the inequalities in the immunization programmes across the marginalized and poor.

 

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Clinical Research In India Comes Of Age

Clinical research in India is being emphasized and facilitated as it plays a vital role in improving treatment and developing cost-effective drugs for the patients.

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Solutions To Mental Health In America

The situation in America regarding mental health has deteriorated and various reasons for this are the lack of mental health care professionals and bad facilities leading to a reduction in resources available to people to avail the services.

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MOOCs and Medical Education

MOOCs play an essential role in medical education as the flexible schedules and ability to disseminate information work well with the students. However, the drawbacks to MOOCs needs to be understood.

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Increasing Interest In Virtual Reality In Medical Field

Virtual Reality (VR) can be developed through research to treat motor disorders, psychiatric disorders and neuropsychology which is huge development in the medical field. However, before jumping the gun on this, the viability of the link between Virtual Reality and Medicinal therapies needs to be evaluated and the subsequent risks posed.

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Improving Medical Education To Solve The Existential Crisis In The Field

The grim challenges that are being faced in the medical education field needs to be diagnosed, further on which reforms can be recommended to open up the path to a world-class medical education system.

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Doctors By Merit Not Privilege

The mess that had been created in medical education can be cleaned up only when Medical Council of India strengthens its institutions and employ a rigorous selection process to select the students.

 

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    Majority of people who opt for fields like engineering or medicine, have made this choice for reasons other than their own choice. They have been coerced and manipulated by the family, peer-pressure, etc. in hopes of obtaining a lavish lifestyle. However, it is essential to know that it is not going to be a cake-walk and to be disillusioned with how easy this would be.

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    “Come sit, grasshopper. It is time for a lesson in perspective…”

    People stop striving for improvement, and this will only happen when and if they lose interest. Hence, before opting for a medical school, keep in mind the enormous hard work required and the daunting duration.

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  • Changes in Experiences of Medical Students - Then and Now:

    How much has the medical system changed? In terms of medical education, medical profession, et al. I anything has changed at all; with the advent of technology, increased competition, new diseases, etc.

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  • How does a Surgeon's Day look like?

    “I woke up at 5.30 AM. Woke up my older son. Woke up the younger one at 6.00 AM. Brushed, had breakfast, walked to work (20 minutes). Went to the operation rooms. Changed into my scrubs. Met the patient and donor for today's living donor liver transplant in the pre-op area…”

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  • What are the challenges faced by Surgeons?

    An important follow-up question as it will spread awareness of all the challenges that are faced by surgeons whether in terms, of technology, resources, access to good medical education, etc.

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