First Impressions: How Do You Introduce Yourself?

In this world of instant image management and quick intro snippets, your first impressions do last. As a doctor, you are patient-inundated, nurse-interrupted, time-limited, ego-conscious and sociably-challenged. Hence the way you introduce yourself may determine whether or not you start on the right footing with your patients. How do you introduce yourself? Here are a … More First Impressions: How Do You Introduce Yourself?

7 Reasons Why You Should Be an Anaesthetist (or Anesthesiologist, if you don’t speak proper English)

WARNING: This post, like the rest of my blogposts, is best enjoyed with a glass of wine and a good sense of humour. THIS IS NOT A SERIOUS BLOGPOST! I love anaesthetists and have family members who are anaesthetists. We laugh at and with each other. So please have a read of my other blogposts … More 7 Reasons Why You Should Be an Anaesthetist (or Anesthesiologist, if you don’t speak proper English)

What’s your IQ?

Mine is pretty low. I’ve been thinking about my work as an ENT registrar at a busy tertiary referral hospital here in Australia. I receive patients from all over the state as we have a fully serviced ENT department with Trauma, Hyperbaric¬† Oxygen, and other superspecialised services under one roof. So we see patients with … More What’s your IQ?