Author Archives: drvolcanoe

Happy Anniversary to the Doctor in Me  ——<<@

Happy Anniversary to me!!! 10 years…wow, how time flies! So many bittersweet memories…ups and downs…and A DECADE has whizzed past! 😮 Reminiscence… When I graduated 10 years ago, I didn’t have the slightest notion that I’d be where I am … Continue reading

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AMC MCQ -Preparation

PART 4 of my IMG’s Road to Australia series. << PART 3 : Latest update – of EICS, AMC Portfolio & Fee Structure   So far, we have gone through the pre-AMC exam sign-up paperworks & setting up your AMC portfolio. We have discussed about … Continue reading

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Zero Tolerance to Abuse/Violence

So, it is now wrong to ask people to not smoke in hospital premises? Wrong enough to be punched in the hospital itself? So does it mean healthcare staffs are just supposed to walk around with eyes yet blind, and … Continue reading

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The Companion who was on his phone

As I invited a little girl clutching onto her mom into her room, they were followed closely behind by ?patient’s dad or her mom’s partner. He was on his phone, loudly yacking away. I was irritated, but chose to ignore … Continue reading

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MC writer?

Friday the 26th May 2017 – half past 10pm. A patient walked in declaring he needs mc for yesterday and today. He was coughing. After my yada yada trying to take history which he wasn’t cooperating with, I told him … Continue reading

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Latest update – of EICS, AMC Portfolio & Fee Structure

Here is the long overdue PART 3 of my IMG’s Road to Australia series: <<Part 2 : Getting Started – of AMC forms, EICS & English test I chose to change tracks when I was almost entering the 4th decade of my life. I know … Continue reading

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Uwek…

Patient X, a teenager, was waiting in middle waiting area. She was next.  But there was a child who was feeling ‘sick’ in the front waiting area. As I was calling her name she was wailing and vomiting (into vomit … Continue reading

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