When you hear hoofbeats think horses not zebras. That’s what medical students are taught during training. What does this mean? That, when you have a patient with a list of symptoms, reach for the more common, more likely diagnosis, rather than the rare diagnosis. Because the rarer diagnosis sticks in the mind more easily, students […]
What Is Your Experience Of Disability?
This question is the first in a list of 52 questions (Don’t worry, I may not do them all) on Rose B. Fischer’s blog. It’s part of an awareness raising campaign called Redefining Disability. I’ve mentioned my own disability a few times, I’ve seen a lot of campaigning for the raising of mental health awareness […]