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marith Medical Student

Well, I'm a medical student, and I like to talk and medical school is not exactly a place to show off your speaking abilities so I decided to start a blog. And here it is now.
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Wash your hands! by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I think maybe they don't teach us enough about that. I was sent to the Department of Haematology to get my first set of clinical skills. The basics; history, exam, writ ... Read on »
Wow by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Yup, I'm gonna be a surgeon. Getting a patient who hasn't eaten properly for days, seeing his seriously stenosed pylorus up close and proceeding to cut it out, connect ... Read on »
Whatever... by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Your typical scout will spend a considerable amount of time outdoors. Exposed to ticks. Which, around here, are fairly crazy about transmitting tick-bourne encephalitis and ... Read on »
New... something... resolutions... or whatever by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Well, I've finally decided that sitting on my behind all day long is no good. In the interest of preventing that, I have done the following. A) I have taken up Irish folk ... Read on »
How awesome is that!? by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc My tiny little (well, pubescent, really, but they are small) scouts are sooo awesome. As in, I'm quite used to them being so insecure in what they know that they don't even tr ... Read on »
Too late by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I was going to write a post about the excitingness that is my life (*smirk*). However, Blogger seems to be busy this time of day and took ages to upload and I'm leaving for th ... Read on »
Here's another thing I don't like by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc We have a schedule that says which department gets to send their patients for an MRI at a certain time in the week. Up until recently, until we got a new MRI, the abdominal su ... Read on »
I don't like this by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Dermatology is becoming more and more popular as a specialty choice. Nice working hours, not all that many dangerous situations that could lead to law-suit, very amenable to a ... Read on »
Should I? by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc "Writing a novel in a month is both exhilarating and stupid, and we would all do well to invite a little more spontaneous stupidity into our lives." I have to say I agree ... Read on »
The Good and the Bad, Pt. 5 by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Bad: The really really bad, why does my dog refuse to eat and get to his normal weight again in spite of the fact that he seems to be feeling really well? Good: Surgeons ... Read on »
People read this? by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Wow... Let's just say I was quite surprised when I realised this guy was for real. I mean, someone wanted to include my blog on something? Riiight. But, as it turned out, ... Read on »
Not evaaaah again!!! by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I passed psychology, I passed psychology. And with points to spare. Now there's only that pesky occupational medicine to deal with, and then I'm left only with subjects w ... Read on »
????? by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Wow, that really had me going. I need to start writing shorter posts. Here's one: I'm probably taking my OB/GYN rotation in a peripheral hospital instead of our uni hospi ... Read on »
I may not be paying you, but the state sure as hell is! by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Now THAT is ridiculous. I have been waiting for an opportunity to take my Dermatology exam. Yes, the very same Derm department that you've met in this post. And yes, thei ... Read on »
That was fast! by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Day two of school. I already have two papers to write. Wasn't this supposed to be a more clinical year? Read on »
Just how did you manage that? by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc So, a guy from the States shows up around here, at my mom's second cousin's actually, and decides he's family of ours. On my grandfather's side, to be precise. WTF?! As i ... Read on »
Really lazy... or not lazy at all? by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc School starts on Wednesday. And I start not going there if at all possible the following Tuesday. Naturally, that makes me lazy as hell. Then again, the reason I'm not going i ... Read on »
Now that felt good by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc For those of you in need of a good workout and a lot of opportunities to relax your overworked mind, I have a solution. Forest work. As in, fell some trees in the sp ... Read on »
*stares madly* by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Why in the hell are people so aware of their own d*** right to access f-ing Facebook urgently on my computer while I'm using MY computer and MY line, but completely p***ed off ... Read on »
Wasn't that a weird idea? by marith Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc So, I'm trying to speed up the process that is called medical school, because let's face it, six years is a long time. And besides, I need to give myself some maneuvering spac ... Read on »