Things they don’t always teach you at medical school

This post is primarily aimed at fellow medics, so forgive me if it is a bit technical in places. The first thing we learn in medical school once we have been released onto the wards is how to examine patients. Actually the first thing they taught me was how to take blood. We were each … Continue reading Things they don’t always teach you at medical school

Allegro, allegro, we all fall down

I remember once listening to David Owen Norris, concert pianist and one-time BBC presenter, reviewing recordings of something-or-other on Radio 3's Building a Library. He made some comments about the digital information stored on the CD along with the music not being very accurate. Now there are CD players that will display the title of … Continue reading Allegro, allegro, we all fall down