General-Practice-Decision-Fatigue

Why doctors should be aware of “decision fatigue”

Over 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 probably one of the greatest challenges facing traditional General…

Protecting-patient-privacy

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…

Dermatology-visual-literacy

The Dermatology Eye – Developing Visual Literacy with MedShr

‘The Dermatology Eye’ – that’s what we call it. Otherwise known as visual literacy, it’s the ability dermatologists have to be able to look at a rash or lesion and seemingly instantly identify the diagnosis or underlying pathology. But it’s not magic or genius – everyone has a ‘dermatology eye’ - but it needs to…

Introducing Joht Chandan, an Editorial Assistant at MedShr!Joht is a fifth year medical student at UCL with interests in a variety of fields.MedShr: What inspired you to study medicine?Joht: Initially I never planned to do Medicine. I always thought I might go into Engineering. However during my school holidays I volunteered at a hospice in…

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Zubin J. Daruwalla to our Editorial Team.Dr Daruwalla is a Senior Orthopaedic Surgical Resident at the National University Hospital in Singapore, Alumnus of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and a Director of Daruwalla Orthopaedic Spine & Hand Surgery in Singapore. He is also a specialty editor for…

The editorial team is growing here at MedShr! This week we’re introducing Vikkineshwaran, one of our Associate Editors, a final year medical student from MAHSA University Malaysia currently affiliated to Hospital Kuala Lumpur for his clinical training.He is also co-chairman of the student-led organization, Malaysian Medics International (MMI). Vikkineshwaran has a keen interest in oncology…

With more doctors joining MedShr and discussing cases, we wanted to highlight our wonderful Editorial team. These are medical professionals from all specialities and seniorities who volunteer their time and expertise to encourage colleagues to share and discuss interesting and challenging cases.Our first introduction is Mrs. Nadine Coull, a consultant urological surgeon at Kingston Hospital.…