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David considers that being healthy whilst locked down is all very well but getting out safely into the countryside spaces can be achieved if five simple rules are followed. This YouTube video captures the essence of how to.
What should you ask from a fact sheet?A Feature ArticleFactsheets should be well written, have few spelling mistakes, be easy to read, laid out well and ideally not photocopied to death. Well presented factsheets mean the clinician cares as...
Can we really be sure we’ve imparted all the information needed for informed decision making. The answer is probably not, and that is where books like this become important resources bridging the gap between the knowledge we can practically impart and the additional knowledge patients may be keen to possess before making a decision about their healthcare.’
That irritating little toe looks like Athlete’s foot but it isn’t. Read more. Treat yourself rapidly without fuss.
The irritating little toe problem usually will settle within a week of self prescribed care. I have chosen this subject as the condition is slightly different from the usual fungal infection affecting the toe. Before panicking and thinking you are unclean read this article from ConsultingFootPain.
Ask 200 runners attending the giant NEC show in January in Birmingham what tips they would offer and you get 117 replies.
How you project your image is important and to do this your message must be clear and focused. In this book the author considers the whole skeleton of talking effectively with the powerful use of personal experience in the form of anecdotes. This handy size book is culled from 40 years of experience in the business.
Stretching. Does it work – a critical review of evidence? Would it surprise you to know that plantar fasciitis confuses the medical profession? The reason is simple. The complexity of diagnosis and treatment options... Accurate diagnosis & correct management...
Making decisions based on facts: Bunion surgery - when is the best age? I am always dubious about making fast decisions when treating the big toe for bunions (Hallux valgus). For that matter, I prefer my patients to observe caution, so all...
Thoughts and attitudes of the medical profession about patient’s accessing the internet for information are probed. A realistic view of the value, the dangers with some anecdotal experience from the author’s own family. This helps answer the question should we or should we not look things up for ourselves?