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By Kieran Walsh

This attention-grabbing consultant to scientific schooling introduces the reader to the historic improvement of this significant topic via a hundred strong photos from the celebrated Wellcome Library assortment that spotlight key figures within the box and techniques that experience taken position, not only within the fresh prior yet over the centuries. The readable textual content that accompanies each one picture either describes that photo and indicates how the guidelines coming up from it have helped to form glossy scientific schooling, with relevance to present scientific perform. this may be a useful and visible creation for college kids, lecturers, managers and practitioners seeking to achieve a greater figuring out of the evolution of academic perform in drugs, and the way it could development sooner or later.

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Medical Education: a History in 100 Images

This interesting advisor to clinical schooling introduces the reader to the old improvement of this crucial topic via a hundred strong photographs from the celebrated Wellcome Library assortment that spotlight key figures within the box and recommendations that experience taken position, not only within the fresh previous yet over the centuries.

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Health professionals for a new century: Transforming education to strengthen health systems in an interdependent world. Lancet 2010;376(9756):1923–1958. Allbutt TC. An Address on medical education in London: Delivered at King’s College Hospital on October 3rd, 1905, at the Opening of the Medical Session. BMJ 1905;2:913. Copland J. The Hippocratic Oath. The London Medical Repository 1825;23(135):258. org/wiki/Hippocratic_Oath (accessed 1 May 2015). Hippocrates. The Law of Hippocrates. 2004.

These famous last words seem to encapsulate the problem of patients who have seen too many physicians and yet have not got any better. Communication between physician and physician, between physician and interdisciplinary team members, and between physician and patient is key to solving this dilemma. Communication skills teaching has become part of modern medical education curricula and yet the problem remains. Recent thinking is that communication skills training should not be separated from the rest of the curriculum, but rather it should be an integral part of all components.

He studied medicine in Córdoba and Fes and was eventually appointed physician to the Grand Vizier and then to the Sultan Saladin. He published extensively on medical matters. His noted works include Commentary on the Aphorisms of Hippocrates, Medical Aphorisms of Moses, Regimen of Health and Glossary of Drug Names. He described many communicable and noncommunicable diseases (from hepatitis to diabetes). Maimonides was dedicated to his craft – after a day in court he would typically arrive home to more people waiting for him: ‘Jews and Mohammedans, prominent and unimportant, friends and enemies, a varied crowd, who are looking for my medical advice.

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