Am I too old to become a doctor?
I am 24, I will be 25 this coming September. Medicine and ballet have always been my top things. I'm alone in the world now after helping my mother battle lupus, but she died last year. I endured a very abusive household that didn't allow for me to study the way I wish I would've been able to, in hindsight, but my dream of becoming a doctor has never left me. I feel terrible because I graduated HS when I was 15 years old, and I could've been finished with medical school by now. I am married... Am I too old to become a doctor? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 2, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: SantiniHoudini Source Type: forums
55-yo, awaiting transplant, suspect renal neoplasm, next step?
MKSAP 16 question: 55-yo awaiting kidney transplant (ESRD per lupus). Kidney ultrasound reveals a complex-appearing mass suspicious for a renal neoplasm in the right kidney. Which of the following is the most appropriate imaging study to perform next? A) CT with contrast (51%) [correct answer] B) Intravenous pyelography C) MRI with gadolinium D) Positron emission tomography (30%) [wrong answer that I chose] So I understand that CT is the better radiological modality to characterize said... 55-yo, awaiting transplant, suspect renal neoplasm, next step? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 7, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: DrMetal Source Type: forums
Long time lurker here. Enjoyed reading clinical discussions. I'm quite fresh out of training and would appreciate any feedback or wisdom about a recent case: 50 yo F for elective lumbar laminectomy. PMH of lupus anticoagulant with previous right central retinal vein thrombosis on plavix + coumadin, off both for 5 days for surgery. She's on Plaquenil, CellCept, Prednisone for SLE. No h/o HTN, DM, stroke, heart/lung/renal/hepatic issues. 100kg BMI 35. NKDA. No previous GA anesthetic... Intraop Seizure (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 8, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: eggscal99 Source Type: forums
Systemic lupus erythrocyte
Forum: Biology, biochemistry and other life sciences Posted By: Anatomy =) Post Time: 27-02-2015 at 19:39 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - February 27, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums
Free access to BMJ cardiology content in February
To mark National Heart Month in the UK, BMJ is offering free access to a selection of content from its cardiology journals and products (see full list here) and 15% off the article publishing charge when you publish your cardiology research in one of its open access journals (Open Heart, BMJ Open, Lupus Science & Medicine). To claim the 15% use promotion code ZJ6UJR3 upon payment after your article has been accepted. Here are some of the free modules from BMJ Learning: 10 minute consultation - diagnosis and management of chronic heart failure Chest pain of recent origin - assessment and diagnosis: in as...
Source: Doc2Doc BMJ Cardiology - February 3, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: Sabreena Source Type: forums