Category: – Ethics

The worst reasons why people visit A&E

A&E stands for Accident & Emergencies but for some reason people seem to think it stands for “All & Everything”. The A&E is not a polyclinic to treat all your minor ailments. Non-urgent cases do clog up the A&E services

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Tumour markers revisited

It’s still happening in Malaysia where some private labs offer routine “cancer marker” screening to otherwise normal people. When used routinely there are many problems as this Malaysian doctor pointed out in our Facebook page: Hi guys, I am a

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Handling abusive patients

(pic via Medscape) Doctors and nurses will on and off encounter “difficult” patients who can turn abusive and even violent. An example is this video which went viral on the social media. Kudos to the doctor who remained calm. It

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