It was a normal day at the hospital. Patients were waiting in the lobby eagerly looking at the red coloured numbers brightly displayed on a small screen. The small speakers close to the LED screen had just announced the current
Today, the first day of July is celebrated as the “National Doctors’ Day” in India. So, let me take this opportunity to wish all the Doctors a very happy Doctors’ Day. Why not write something about “Being a Doctor” ,
A lady walks in carrying a baby boy, her face hidden under the ‘burkah’ . She was holding the hand of a four year-old girl with her other hand and that little girl had a small paper toy clutched firmly
This article is the second part of a series where the work behind a national level healthcare programme is being elaborated. You can find the first part of this series by visiting this page. So, let’s continue from where we
The Central Government of India demands every doctor in India to prescribe only the generic name of the medicine and not to write the brand names. Many states in India, including Kerala have already adopted this guideline into their system.
A doctor was humiliated by the by-standers of a patient because they believed that the injection prescribed by the doctor was the reason for the patient’s body weakness! This article is the first one of it’s kind at BeingTheDoctor where
Funny things can happen in the night at hospitals which the duty doctor has to attend. I was the doctor on duty that night when the patient suffering from “acute alcohol withdrawals” was causing all kinds of trouble one could