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Dr Alastair Buick

Dr Alastair Buick

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Dr Alastair Buick

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I'm the founder of Meducation. I love to chat to Meducation members so please email me at al@meducation.net if you'd like to say hello!

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<p>I&#39;m not an expert in this area, but would think a patient with a suspected MI needs to be assessed in an acute medical hospital urgently.</p> <p>I can understand in some medical situations ...
Written about 9 years ago
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Absolutely! I've had a number of very withdrawn patients score low on eye, and verbal, mainly because they didn't want to engage. A painful stimuli is harder to 'ignore' and is used in 5 out of the...
Posted on "GCS score?"
Written about 7 years ago
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I agree Catrina. Research actually supports your view that PBL is better in the later years. There is some evidence (Schmidt et al, 1987) that PBL is less beneficial in terms of academic achievemen...
Written about 9 years ago
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This is great. Really interesting and well written.
Written about 9 years ago
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That's useful to know. I just searched for "IE extension chrome" and it was the top result, although that one only works on computers running Windows
Written about 9 years ago
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<p>I am not sure where the best place to get advice is! I am not sure if there is a good outline on all the different paths than can be taken as a docotor.<br> I suppose you can answer better how t...
Written over 11 years ago
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So in seizure you look away from affected side and in stroke you look towards the affected side! Nice!
Written about 13 years ago
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Aidan, Mohsin. Below the image there is a section that says "This has been entered into our 2012 competition for Best Teaching Resources by a Medical Student. Do you think it's worth putting throug...
Written almost 10 years ago
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I'm not sure the deep veins pulsate like that unless you are contracting your leg muscles... Is that right?
Written over 8 years ago
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This doesn't really make sense to me. Clearly when bad situations occur, knowing about them can be difficult, but this is not a reason not to know about them. If something happens to you that w...
Posted on "Full Disclosure"
Written about 9 years ago
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Wearing your pitching shirt!
Written over 8 years ago
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Thanks for this. It's a great summary!
Written about 9 years ago
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We are too good
Written over 8 years ago
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I think the Meducation team can have a look for you....... I'll ask the technical team to see what they can do :)
Written over 9 years ago
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<p>This is brilliant. Not sure I can remember all those but it is a good test to see how many you know!</p>
Posted on "Sternocleidomastoid"
Written almost 11 years ago
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Great summery of NIV - Thanks Zara!
Written over 9 years ago
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This is so exciting! Using viruses to treat other diseases. Skin cancer, cystic fibrosis.... what's next!
Written almost 7 years ago
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<p>The resources are shared by The Health Education Assets Library (HEAL). HEAL is a collection of over 22,000 freely available digital materials for health sciences education.</p> <p><a href="htt...
Written over 9 years ago
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Great work Zolan!
Written over 9 years ago
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<p>I would say it is worth thinking about. It is hard to fit this sort of stuff in at the last minute. Saying that, you can pick up lots of points by answering the other questions well, so don&#39;...
Written about 9 years ago
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