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Medical students’ communication is trainable

A good physician-patient-relationship is essential for the patient’s health. Accordingly, the therapeutic relationship can influence the success of the therapy with a variance of 30%. A well-structured, patient-centred medical history taking enables an earlier and more accurate

Lupus Nephritis: Are you taking your medicine?

Lupus Nephritis is a serious disease affecting primarily young women that can lead to kidney disease and dialysis. Despite knowing this fact, many patients don’t take medicines regularly. This may be due to several reasons, some known

Diagnosis of concussion in children

Children frequently injure their heads during play and sport, which often leads to visits to the Emergency Department (ED) to be checked by a doctor. Concussion is a type of brain injury, which requires an accurate and

Doctors’ interpretation of the electrocardiogram is shockingly bad – time for an electrified solution!

The electrocardiogram (ECG) is one of the oldest medical devices still in modern use. It is critically important in the recognition of potentially life-threatening heart disease such as heart attack and abnormal heart rhythms. These conditions can

OrderRex: Doctors who ordered this also ordered…

If your family member was ill and arrived at the hospital, you might expect them to receive a consistently excellent standard of care regardless of where they are and which particular doctor is on shift today. The

An innovative method to increase access to surgery worldwide

One of the major health challenges facing almost two thirds of the world’s population is a lack of access to safe life-saving surgery. Picture a scenario where a loved one is involved in a terrifying accident and