Perhaps the only ECG text you need….

By Alka Lalji | Volume 4, Issue 1 2013

Jayasinghe, S. Rohan. ECG Workbook, Australia: Elsevier; 2012. RRP: $59.95 This is an Elsevier supported book review Like tools are to a plumber, correct ECG interpretations are to a doctor. ECGs are the basis of diagnosis for many of the patients that walk through our hospital doors. Consider this: how many patients do you see [...]  Read More →

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Starlight stars bright

By | Volume 3, Issue 2 2012

White T. Starlight: An Australian Army doctor in Vietnam. Brisbane: CopyRight Publishing; 2011. RRP: $33.00 Not many of us dream of serving as a medical doctor in the frontlines of war. War is after all the antithesis of everything the medical profession stands for. [1] In Starlight, Dr Tony White AM vividly recounts his tour [...]  Read More →

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Harrison’s: Friend or Foe?

By Adrian Talia | Volume 3, Issue 1 2012

Longo DL, Harrison TR. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition. London: McGraw-Hill; 2012. RRP: $199 So a review of this text has been done before, not of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine (Harrison’s) in isolation but a comparison to William Osler’s The Principles and Practice of Medicine. [1] The latest edition of Harrison’s has [...]  Read More →

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The only medical science textbook you need to buy?

By Toby Hulf | Volume 3, Issue 1 2012

Wilkins R, Cross S, Megson I, Meredith D. Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences, Second Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2011. RRP: $47.95 A complete guide to the medical sciences that fits in your pocket? Including anatomy? It sounds like something you’d find on the bookshop shelf between Refl exology at Your Fingertips and Sex Explained. [...]  Read More →

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A neuroanatomical comparison: Blumenfeld’s Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases vs. Snell’s Clinical Neuroanatomy

By Joule Li | Volume 2, Issue 2 2011

Blumenfeld H. Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases, Second Edition. Sunderland: Sinauer Associates; 2010. RRP: AU$119.95 Snell, RS. Clinical Neuroanatomy, Seventh Edition. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009. RRP: AU$107.80 As stated by Sparks and colleagues [1] in their comparison of Clinically Oriented Anatomy and Gray’s Anatomy for Students, studying anatomy can be a challenging endeavour. This [...]  Read More →

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Apley’s Concise System of Orthopaedics and Fractures

By Renae Vardi | Volume 2, Issue 1 2011

Solomon L, Warwick D, Nayagam S. Apley’s Concise System of Orthopaedics and Fractures. 3rd ed. London (UK): Hodder Arnold; 2005. RRP AU$52.65 The 2006-2007 Australian Hospital Statistics demonstrated that fractures alone accounted for 173,410 separations from Australian Hospitals. [1] As such, all interns will see a potential orthopaedic patient at least once in their Emergency [...]  Read More →

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Good Medical Practice: Professionalism, Ethics and Law

By Kathryn Kerr | Volume 2, Issue 1 2011

Breen KJ, Cordner SM, Thomson CJH, Plueckhahn VD. Good Medical Practice: Professionalism, Ethics and Law. Port Melbourne: Cambridge University Press; 2010. RRP: $75.00 Anyone brave enough to write a textbook about Australian law quickly runs into an almost insurmountable obstacle: federalism. In effect, Australia has nine jurisdictions. The number of activities that are illegal in [...]  Read More →

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The iPhone: Is it an indispensable tool for medical students?

By Cara M. Kajewski | Volume 1, Issue 1 2010

Technology is always presenting us with new ways of going about our daily lives, and our inability to be separated from our mobile phone, internet or online social networking is growing. Some technology has become obsolete and fallen into obscurity, while some has never caught on. One that definitely has, though, is Apple’s iPhone. As [...]  Read More →

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialities

By Aniket Nadkarni | Volume 1, Issue 1 2010

As medical students progress through their clinical years, they are exposed to the varied streams of medicine, which not only functions as a key component in their broader medical training, but serves as a degustation for potential specialities they may choose to pursue after medical school. Students often find themselves starting a specialty term without [...]  Read More →

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‘Moore’ than just a doorstop: Clinically Oriented Anatomy vs. Gray’s Anatomy for Students

By David Sparks, Gareth Davis & Ashwarya Nath | Volume 1, Issue 1 2010

The study of anatomy is often a challenging endeavour for many medical students. Central to the learning process is the use of a good textbook. Two of the most often recommended texts for medical students are Gray’s Anatomy for Students (GAS), descended from the iconic text by Henry Gray, and Clinically Oriented Anatomy (COA), by [...]  Read More →

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