The Great Figures In Otology

Another Guest Contributor. Dr Fernanda Muñoz a resident in ENT at Son Espases University gave this fascinating talk about The Great Figures in Otology in the ENT Department at Son Espases Hospital. It is very interesting and it reminds me of Edmund Burke who said,
” Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it”.
Thanks Fernanda !!!
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Not better, not worse, just different

What a lucky man I am !!!! It gives me great pleasure to introduce my third Guest Contributor in the space of around ten days, and each one has been an extremely interesting, inspiring and beautiful piece from the “future of medicine”, three young doctors ( or near-to-be doctors!!), from very different parts of the…

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Crab

I am reading “The Emperor of all Maladies”, a brilliant “Biography of Cancer” by Siddhartha Mukherjee, and I had just read about Atossa, the Queen of Persia  ( around 440BC), who had a terrifyingly aggressive form of breast cancer. Even though she could have had all the beast physicians attend her, she hid herself away…

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Short Topic Videos

Coming VERY soon to MEDICAL ENGLISH  a new set of short videos. In each video an expert will describe a medical topic. The first will be about “Bronchoscopy” by Dr Jaume Sauleda, Pneumologist at Son Espases University Hospital in Palma de Mallorca. I hope that they are of interest and, don’t forget if YOU wish…

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South Africa

The second extraordinary guest contribution in less than a week, and I am really delighted. It makes me believe in people, again; if I ever had really stopped, which I hadn’t.  The future of Medicine in is the hands of dedicated, talented and hard-working people like Paloma and today’s contributor. Dr Elisabetta Nervo, a Pneumology…

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A great physician

( Sir William Osler – 1849-1919) Nowadays, in medicine and healthcare the patient is at the centre. We have moved away from Doctor- centred medicine to Patient-centred medicine in the majority of countries, and obviously how long ago this happened depends completely on the country that you are talking about. But, in western countries we would…

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My First Time by Dr Paloma Jimenez

I have been writing this blog for a few years now, and I have had many Guest Contributors. The range and the level of these presenters has been wide, and very high. But, really, this contribution from Dr Paloma Jimenez, a Neurosurgery resident at Son Espases University Hospital quite literally “took my breath away”! In the…

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Being a Doctor is a Privilege?

I am delighted to be able to publish this very interesting post by Dr Javier Rascon, an Internal Medicine specialist working in Son Espases University Hospital in Palma de Mallorca, which was written to answer or respond to an article written by Dr Kristin Prettin Otts. “Reading the post of Kristin Prettin Otts, MD, “People…

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