MEDLINK – Day 2

Medlink Conference – Day 2     Venue: University of Nottingham  Clinical Skills I learnt the basics on how to use an Ophthalmoscope, an Otoscope and a Stethoscope. An Opthalmoscope is used to look at the retina of a patient’s eye and an Otoscope is used to look inside their ear. I was able to practise using…

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MEDLINK – Day 1

Medlink Conference – Day 1     Venue: University of Nottingham     Surgery I attended a lecture on surgery which was presented by a neonatal surgeon. I was rather intrigued to learn about the history of surgery and that it was first introduced in Britain in 900AD, but much earlier in other places. I also learnt about…

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“PHYSICIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE SHOULD BE LEGAL.” 

Firstly, I would like to make it clear that ‘assisted suicide’ in this statement is referring to active euthanasia which is performed by a doctor. This may be an injection or a form of medication which are both administered by the doctor to a terminally ill patient with a significantly reduced quality of life. In…

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