Dysthanasia

Everybody or most people have heard of Euthanasia, which is a word that comes from the Greek and means “a good death”. It is a subject that crops up a lot in the news and in films etc. You must remember the film by Alejandro Amenabar, called “Mar Adentro” or in English “Sea Inside”, which…

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Daily Tip 21

When the nurse changes the bandage it is called “To dress the wound”, or “To change the dressing” Have a great Weekend

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Daily Tips 20

  “We wish to discuss a structure for the salt of deoxyribose nucleic acid. (D.N.A.). This structure has novel features which are of considerable biological interest.” This is the start to probably the most important scientific letter in history. Sent by two young scientists, James Watson and Francis Crick to the Nature journal in 1953….

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Confusing words 2

Administer and administrate are often and easily confused. To administer means to deliver treatment. For example; ” The drug was administered subcutaneously.” Whereas to administrate means to direct the affairs of a business. For example; ” The university administrates the funding of the laboratory”.   An anaesthesiologist is US English, and is a physician specialising…

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