(The first X-Ray ever taken. The hand of Mrs.Roentgen) Image source- Google Most of the people are scared of getting checked at the hospital both in health and sickness. It is not always the fear of the sharp and shiny needles or the colourful drugs in various shapes and preparations. It is the fear of… Continue reading Radiology – Science of Wonder:
So, I have finished my internship. Surprised? 29th of March 2019, exactly 1 year after we began the so-called toughest part of med school, I have officially completed my internship. There is only graduation left. Ceremoniously reached home after 10 months. Even the beautiful little nest I cherished since birth seemed strange to me. It… Continue reading It’s official now! Dr.Vannamalar!!!
( I don't know why looking at my name on the duty list gives me so much happiness!) Every person painting an imaginary but ideal picture of a doctor, thinks of someone wearing a surgical scrub and a white overcoat running with tension etched on the face, probably diaphoretic and doing what is recognised as… Continue reading The Adrenaline Rush of ER:
Pic source: Google Summer vacations: a lot of childhood tales to be told from those few months of everyone’s lives. Those are perhaps the few days when every child has the most fun of his/her life. Looking back, I must have been really happy, because I still remember every single prank, trip and game we… Continue reading Part 2: Nephroward – Chronic diseases never a happy picture…
Part 1- The cardiac ward: ( The cardiac ward offers the best view in the campus) 2nd October 2013. Not even a single person in our batch of 100, will forget what is perhaps the most significant day of our lives. I was 17 - young, shy, and a very much pampered, sensitive girl, who… Continue reading WARD DUTIES – It’s the beginning of real tough work.
Have you ever really felt the tranquility of night? - When you are wide awake with your six senses on a high alert mode and you, lying supine in your most comfortable bed, dressed in pajamas, reading a novel with a story line so melodramatic that you are taken to a foreign land and perhaps… Continue reading 200% Intense
"Health is defined as a state of physical mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". Almost every medical student can recite the WHO definition of health, even when asked out of the blue or when aroused from a deep and peaceful slumber. Health is an ideal state and… Continue reading Social and preventive medicine it is!