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ASMJ-Elsevier Essay Writing Competition

Elsevier and Asian Students’ Medical Journal present an Essay Writing Competition on the topic “Defensive Medicine as a bane to healthcare”. We invite undergraduate and postgraduate students in any field of health sciences to participate. We are looking for creative, well researched and well written entries. Eligibility: Current students (both UG and PG) in any … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of Diagnosis

For a profession that primarily concentrates on the well being of the human being, we seem to be very disconnected with the suffering person. We hide behind the facades of cases/bed no./patient ID or sometimes, even diagnoses/differential diagnoses to depersonalize the man who is suffering the disease. We end up diagnosing the disease, treating the … Continue reading

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