Scalpel's Edge

A surgeon's notes


Changing students lives

October 27, 2008

As a sixth (final) year medical student, I thought I was pretty tough.  I was doing a (Internal) Medicine rotation, […]

Significant results are lacking

October 23, 2008

This feels real to me right now…. From the fabulous PhD Comics: Significant results

Melbourne Uni technology Failure

October 21, 2008

I am a proud student at Melbourne University. I was even feeling clever, and decided to re-enrol as soon as […]

Summary of Australian medical training program

October 21, 2008

In the internet age, medical networking is now international. However, occupational nomenclature is dragging behind. So I am going to […]

Arson advice

October 17, 2008

If you are caught in your burning place of business, it can sometimes look suspicious, especially if you make a […]

Treating poverty

October 15, 2008

Modern healthcare is designed to contrast poverty with wealth. Most public patients are a vastly different class to us – […]

The Australian Medical blogroll

October 7, 2008

I am slowly starting to discover a world of Australian medical blogging. I have had a hard time finding a […]

Ramona’s internationally traveling quilts

October 2, 2008

I don’t care what my paranoid elderly relatives say, the internet is cool. I met my internet friend Ramona just […]

There’s something about Med-blogging

September 30, 2008

When medical staff blog, it incites controversy. Patients, doctors, nurses, EMT all regularly share their experiences. Some blogs are like […]

Remembering Pennie

September 26, 2008

I just attended the funeral of Pennie Puckey, my primary school principal. She was a major influence in my life […]

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