Category: Science

An Exploration Into Emergency Medicine

We’ve all heard the expression “in an emergency, call 911.” Personally, when I think of an emergency situation, I think of the emergency room (ER) and a wounded patient. However, I rarely think about...

Medical Language — A Doctor’s Explanation

Medical language is very important when it comes to diagnosing a patient. Because the patient doctor relationship is so valued, the language a doctor, or even a nurse, uses can make or break an...

Doctors are Not, and Never Will Be, Saints

I recently read a book called “A Life in Medicine” by Robert Coles. The novel is made up of numerous short stories pertaining to doctors, medicine, and the health care system. After reading one...