The Dorsal View

The Dorsal View

A round-up of medical news and oddities from left field Far from the maddening profession The wonderful insights on psychiatry from your scribe Prof Brendan Kelly, who regularly imparts his wisdom in the Medical Independent, not only regularly give me pause for thought on the complexities and controversies of psychiatry, but also on how far…

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Are the ‘lazy media off their trolleys?

A round-up of medical news and oddities from left field Are the ‘lazy’ media off their trolleys? Readers will have noted in the last issue of the Medical Independent the comments made by Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Jim Daly regarding the numbers of people languishing on trolleys in emergency departments.…

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The Dorsal View

A round-up of medical news and oddities from left field Crazy crazes or Darwinian selection? How many injuries have you treated where the aetiology can be traced to irresponsible action or just plain stupidity? Naturally, every patient deserves to be treated equally, regardless of how they acquired their illness, but any doctor would be entitled…

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The dorsal view

 A round-up of research news and oddities from left field  Human lab rats for the mobile industry? Regular readers may know that I have a few issues with the 5G communications network that is being rolled-out at the moment in the US. We are being promised faster, more secure broadband, etc etc, but there are…

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