Organ Donor Awareness Week 2015 begins tomorrow and will continue until Saturday, 4 April.
In The News
In The News
Over €72,000 was spent by the Medical Council on a project aimed at improving registration processes, according to figu
Human body donation to medical schools helps form the doctors of tomorrow. Catherine Reilly reports on Irish structures and a different approach taken at a US university
The Dorsal View
The ethical implications of resuscitation are a thorny nettle to grasp. While ‘good news stories’ of people being ‘brought back from the dead’ are gobbled-up by the general public, the implications for patients’ quality of life are often lost in the haze of such a story.
Test your knowledge with this mini-quiz for the busy doctor. Each statement is true or false. Answers at the end
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Dr Pat Harrold
A 5 year-old patient presents with this lesion, which began as a blister and evolved into the above growth over the course of 5 days. Members of the Figure 1 community have suggested subcutaneous horn, verruca vulgaris, and pyogenic granuloma.