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Does the Hippocratic Oath Promote Burnout?

Started by Network Admin Apr 5, 2017. 0 Replies

Burnout among physicians is rampant. One-third to one-half of practicing physicians meet the criteria for burnout, and in a large study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, 53% of medical students showed…Continue

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Shakespeare can teach doctors about mind-body link

Started by Network Admin. Last reply by samuelbarrack Nov 28, 2011. 1 Reply

You probably never thought about reading the works of William Shakespeare for medical advice, but it turns out that the Bard had a keen understanding of the mind-body connection, a study in the…Continue

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Comment by Mary Esther Campusano Guerrero on January 23, 2012 at 8:34pm

Point of care testing (POCT) is a new concept in laboratory medicine that is widely used at present. It is the new advent that helps ease medical care in the present day. The knowledge on the POCT medicine is very important and necessary for the general practitioner. In this specific book, the author summarizes, presents and discusses on the concept of POCT, its importance and examples of important POCT tools. 



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