What is a patient? The question may seem simple, but the answer is less so. The definition of a patient, according to the Collins dictionary, is separated into two. A patient is a person who is receiving medical treatment from a doctor or hospital. However, the Collins dictionary also defines a patient as “someone who is registered with a particular doctor”.1 This… Read More When the doctor becomes the patient.
Malaria in numbers. There were an estimated 228 million malaria cases worldwide in 2018, resulting in an estimated 405,000 deaths. Approximately 93% of all malaria cases and 94% of all malaria deaths occurred in the African region, and the majority of deaths were due to Plasmodium falciparum infection.1 In Catalonia alone, there were 200 reported cases in… Read More Malaria – a pal who is here to stay?
Tips and ideas for physicians going online. Why The reasons physicians have a social media presence are varied. They go from feeling they have to for PR reasons, because their colleagues say they should or because scientific events such as conferences work with Twitter or other similar platforms. Others are clear that it is a… Read More How to be a doctor in the online social media world.
Certifying a death in times of COVID-19.
How guidance has changed in times of COVID-19 in Spain and other countries.… Read More Certifying a death in times of COVID-19
Case studies and ideas as to how to deal with the myths of menstruation and the menopause in the workplace and at home. … Read More Menopause and menstruation myths.