This post is a result of a Tweet that reminded me of my clinical medicine lectures from a several years ago when we were taught that as medical practitioners, we would sometimes be required to act as detectives. Here is the Tweet: http://twitter.com/therealamerican/status/119491884321222657 A great summary of the issue is provided on the MSS website. … Continue reading The Sailor’s Syphilis Detecting Handshake: Preventive Medicine or An Oslerian Folklore?
This is a quickie post before I run to the gym. Hat Tip: Jon Wilkins of Lost in Transcription (and the rather wordy Darwin Eats Cake webcomics). So this is a question that has plagued me so much: what DO people do on Twitter all day? Another curious soul, Scott Golder, decided to get off … Continue reading TimeUse: What People Do On Twitter All Day
Oh well, Google is finally paying some attention to its vastly overrated blogging service, Blogger aka Blogspot (where my Cargo Cult Medicine blog is hosted). Blogger has come up with “Dynamic Views”, 7 new and snazzy ways of making your blog look so very web 2.0ey. Image Credit I have just started using the Dynamic … Continue reading Blogger’s “Dynamic Views”: 10 Things I Learnt From Using it For A Day
Click pic to go to registration site. Undergraduate Medical Education in India sorely lacks any initiation into research knowledge. While I agree this MBBS training is supposed to equip people with clinical and therapeutic skills, in a world which is fast moving towards evidence based medicine, one needs minimal research skills to be able to … Continue reading Researching: A Foundation Workshop
Go on to read the latest summary of the best in medical blogging over at the Covert Rationing Blog written by Dr. Rich. I am glad that he found one of my posts fit to be included in his write up. Though initially it was not themed, Dr Rich decided on the theme of Jobs … Continue reading Grand Rounds 7-50 Over at Dr. Rich’s