Live workshops – and what we learnt

Live workshops – and what we learnt

A live workshop after two-and-a-half years I recently did a live workshop at the King George's Medical University, Lucknow.  We covered Literature Searching in PubMed and Cochrane Library, and also Mendeley for Reference Management. It was wonderful doing one after a gap of two-and-a-half years. It is great when students/residents want a photograph with you. Getting such a request from them is a privilege. It feels wonderful when people tell you how much they learnt and how they look forward to revising/learning more from the "qmedcourses.in" website. How did the workshop happen at KGMU? I had done a shorter session…
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Can patients / families help doctors with Internet researching?

Can patients / families help doctors with Internet researching?

Some time back we had a blog post - When Patients Google We had mentioned about how concerned doctors were about the misinformation that they could pick up - and rightly so. But, there are times when Internet research by the patient (or family member) can make a huge difference. Here is an excerpt from a Facebook post by Dr Sakthi (story taken with his permission) *********************************************************** Last weekend, an anxious couple met me for a consult. They had travelled 150km to meet me. The previous day, the mother, after picking up her daughter from school, noticed that the girl's innerwear…
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