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MedShr supporting the fight to eradicate malaria at the Malaria Summit in London

MedShr is attending the Malaria Summit in London on 18th April in support of the global fight to eradicate the deadly disease for good. https://youtu.be/xCoy2B4UcB4 The event is co-hosted by the Governments of Swaziland and Rwanda and convened by the RBM Partnership to End Malaria and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and will include…

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MedShr and CRF collaboration to launch at Chronic Total Occlusion Summit 2018!

We’re excited to announce a new collaboration with the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, which will be launched at the CTO Summit 2018 in New York in February! The CTO Summit Live Case Course brings together leaders in the fields of CTO intervention between 15-16th February in New York. First hand knowledge through live cases Tips and tricks…

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MedShr’s Top 10 Medical Cases of 2017

In 2017, thousands of doctors, medical students and healthcare professionals contributed their knowledge and engaged in fascinating case discussions on MedShr. Here is a list of the top 10 case discussions of 2017 - you'll find a range of trending cases, strange cases and cases of great educational value. We hope you enjoy reading them,…

MedShr: changing the face of formal medical education with Health Education England!

We are delighted to announce a new initiative involving joint appointments with Health Education England (HEE) to MedShr Education Fellow posts. Motivated and enthusiastic junior doctors will join the team as MedShr-HEE Education Fellows to develop this innovative platform as a tool for formal learning. Integrating MedShr into medical education and training will deepen knowledge…

MedShr’s exciting new initiative with BMJ Case Reports!

MedShr is delighted to announce that we are now working with BMJ Case Reports, an award winning journal comprising a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases. MedShr will provide a platform for BMJ Case Reports subscribers to discuss case reports and enrich medical education by adding another facet to the learning they provide. BMJ Case Reports…

Treating Left Main Lesions: PCI or CABG?

Dr Rosie Barnett, BMedSci (Hons), BMBS, Medical Education Fellow at MedShrTraditionally, patients presenting with left main stem coronary disease would undergo Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) surgery. CABG has been a mainstay in treating cardiac lesions for nearly sixty years and has been much refined since its inception. Minimally invasive techniques not requiring a sternotomy…

Are robots stealing jobs from Radiologists?

Dr Ahmed Wobi, MBBS, BA Hons (Oxon), Senior Medical Education Fellow at MedShrThe role of Radiologist is continually changing and looks to be on the precipice of another paradigm shift that may result in the traditional role of a Radiologist becoming obsolete.As a specialty that is heavily dependent on technology, this should be expected; from…

Brexit, junior doctor contracts and the Tory-DUP deal – a perfect storm for junior doctor morale

MedShr, 2017With the latest political war over, the dust will now begin to settle, talk will turn back to celebrities and frivolity, and the NHS will continue on its current trajectory with Hunt at the helm. But what does the new government mean for the NHS - and in particular the current state of morale…

Why doctors should be aware of “decision fatigue”

Dr. James Quekett, General Practitioner & Clinical Director at MedShrOver the past few years, I have found that towards the end of a long working day, I am far less able to make even simple clinical decisions that I know I am fully capable of. This is a phenomenon known as “decision fatigue”, and it is…

Protecting patient privacy in the digital age

There is no denying that technological innovation benefits all industries today, and the medical industry is no exception. The use of technology has transformed many aspects of everyday clinical practice, allowing medical professionals to offer higher quality and more efficient patient care than ever before.Today, doctors are increasingly relying on mobile technology for patient management,…