Medical Apps on My Phone

Medical Apps on My Phone
Whether you’re in the hospital on the wards or in the clinic, your smart phone is your best friend. Use it wisely! Here’s a quick overview of some of the apps I have come across so far. All of the mentioned files and applications are free unless otherwise mentioned.   These are some of the medical ...

How to deal with “DIFFICULT” Patients!

How to deal with “DIFFICULT” Patients!
In my experience so far, patients are often labelled as “difficult” in two separate but similar contexts. Patient is refusing further treatment/investigations or not following physician’s recommendations. Patient is very emotionally charged and it is extremely difficult to reason with them. So I thought I would make a video describing examples of each of these ...

How to Wear Your STETHOSCOPE with HIJAB!

How to Wear Your STETHOSCOPE with HIJAB!
As a first year medical student I struggled with trying to get my stethoscope on without compromising my hijab. Looking back, I had to experiment with the weirdest tricks until I was able to finally come up with a fairly good method of wearing the hijab comfortably with easy access to my stethoscope! I know ...

How to Survive the Operating Room as a Hijabi!

How to Survive the Operating Room as a Hijabi!
I used the different disposable head covers that they had at the hospital to make my own disposable hijab cover for the operating room. The good news is that it only takes about a minute to get ready. The great news is nobody can say anything because you\'re literally all covered, and at less risk of contaminating the sterile field than any of them.

How to “Cure A Life”

How to “Cure A Life”
Behind every condition, there lies a context. It\'s up to you and I to take the time to understand it and to add it to the rest of the puzzle pieces we\'ve collected to create a clear, complete picture of the patient presenting themselves to you.

Mindfulness: How to Pick Up on Your Mistakes

Have you ever felt like you’re so rushed all the time that your mind becomes muddled and things slip through the cracks? I’m slowly learning to deal with this by applying a concept or rather a way of being known as mindfulness. Mindfulness can be defined in different ways. In the context of practice in ...