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The Domino Effect of Medical Errors

MEs are associated with a high-rate of morbidity, mortality, and economic burden on the community. Dr Samer Ellahham, (MD, CPHQ, FACMQ, EFQM, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FCCP) highlights the domino effect of medical errors in this must-read article.

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Protected: University’s Got Talent …. Not the Show

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Truffle Hunting: It’s all about the right chemistry! Or – metaphorically speaking, “love is in the air.”

Dr Amelie Hofmann-Werther discusses the chemistry of love highlighting including the science behind pheromones.

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Once upon a functional group

Professor Samar Ahmed provides best practice advice on how to create strong function groups within medical education establishments including healthcare professional schools. Professor Ahmed highlights key points in order to ace it as a group especially in diverse environments.

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Cyberpsychology: The dangers of Internet and gadget addiction

Cyberpsychology is a new field within applied psychology, it assesses how we interact with others using technology and how technology influences our daily behaviour. Dr Arthur Cassidy Cyberpsychology and the dangers of Internet and gadget addiction.

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Undiagnosed live term extra-uterine abdominal pregnancy

Introduction Abdominal pregnancy usually presents with signs and symptoms before the pregnancy reaches an advanced stage. They pose a high-risk to the mother and the baby, mainly due to the risk of bleeding and poor placental implantation respectively. Case overview I present a case of advanced abdominal pregnancy. The pregnancy reached 40+5/40 without any signs or symptoms and with a

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Egypt; The promising land of Healthcare Investment

Egypt is the most populous Arab country in the world and has a growing population rate. The demand for healthcare services is expected to grow continuously with Egypt requiring an additional 26,000 beds (at 1.5 beds / 1,000 population) with an investment of $6 billion to $9 billion. Dr Soliman highlights the healthcare investment opportunities.

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Palliative care in the Middle East

In the Middle East, the growth of palliative care is still in its early stages. Dr Lama El Zein discusses how providing palliative care has shown to have extensive benefits for patients with serious illnesses by improving quality of life, decreasing unnecessary cost and improving care throughout the illness.

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Health Professions Schools: A stand-alone workplace culture crisis

Professor Samar Ahmed highlights a stand-alone workplace culture crisis within Health Professions Schools. She discusses how faculty in these schools are burdened with the responsibility to build graduates who are willing to work under extreme stress and yet remain empathic and human. Dr Samar Ahmed provides a range of solutions to address the workplace culture crisis.

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