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MedEd Monday #1: Seductive Statistics

This is a TED talk worth hearing: In less than 6 minutes, Sebastian Wernicke presents the power of numbers. Aptly titled “LIES, DAMN LIES AND STATISTICS” this is a discourse in how to use numbers. One of my teachers used to say that if you tortured numbers long enough, they would say whatever you wanted… Keep Reading

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Memorizing The Break-Yo Plexus (via Kambiz Kamrani)

So this is the first time I am reblogging something on the wp.com background. This post by med student and avid blogger Kambiz is a wonderful way to remember a complex bit of Anatomy. Seeing how I was never any good at it, I think this is a great way to remember some tough stuff.… Keep Reading

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Rapid Revision: ADHD

Epidemiology: One of the commonest psychiatric affliction of the school going population. It is thrice as common in boys The characteristic features are: Age inappropriate hyperactivity Impulsiveness Inattention Classification: Class I: Hyperactivity, Impulsiveness and Inattention all three are present Class II: Hyperactivity and Impulsiveness present only ClassIII: Only Inattention present. It is the least common… Keep Reading

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Rapid Revision: Cat Scratch Disease

This is the first post on the blog which I am posting via the Windows Live Writer. There may be some bits and bobbles which are out of place or not in sync with the rest of the posts owing to that. I will modify all of them post-publication. WL seems like a very cool… Keep Reading

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Of Classes, Confusions and Consternation

[Meaningless personal rant below, read at your own risk!] So, I have been away from the webverse for the last couple of days, trying to sort out some of the weird issues that plague my life. I have been attending some classes, didactic lectures, etc in order to hone my skills prior to the upcoming… Keep Reading

Life Beyond Medicine

Break Ke Baad (After the Break)

Oh, no, not the movie. I was just talking about me! I am back after a break. A break in course of which I attended a workshop, realized the futility of life, did no blogging, got depressed after managing to alienate people close to me, and of course, did nothing to improve my slacking schedule.… Keep Reading

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Joining the Cargo Cult

In the South Seas there is a cargo cult of people. During the war they saw airplanes land with lots of good materials, and they want the same thing to happen now. So they’ve arranged to imitate things like runways, to put fires along the sides of the runways, to make a wooden hut for… Keep Reading

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Common Exit Exams for Indian Med Students?

So, if this Article (not the best source of news, I know) is to be believed, then the special task force created under the aegis of the Central Government to clean up the mess that is medical education in India, the National Commission for Human Resources for Health, has suggested in its report that there… Keep Reading

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