October 2017 15
Nutrition in surgical patient
Posted By : doktorbedah

Nutrition in a surgical patient: basic concept One of the most common elements prescribe to patients are nutritional support. I still remember my early days as a medical officer where I found myself contemplating when…

October 2017 07
Fluid requirement
Posted By : doktorbedah

How do we decide the fluid requirement? We often as our most junior doctors to prescribe fluid for patients in the wards. Those are familiar with the common fluid requirement will scribble something looking like…

October 2017 01
Chest tube
Posted By : doktorbedah

What is a chest tube? Chest tube is a medical apparatus use to drain liquid or air from the pleural space. It is a common procedure in surgery and emergency department. It is attached to…

September 2017 24
Team based learning
Posted By : doktorbedah

What is team based learning? Team based learning is a technique of teaching many students using a structured small group's discussion. The aim is not only to gain knowledge but also apply at the same time.…

September 2017 16
Inguinal hernia: How to examine and treat
Posted By : doktorbedah

What is an inguinal hernia? Inguinal hernia is a defect occurring at the groin region. Patients often complains of a swelling over the groin region. A small hernia may reduced by itself and becomes irreducible…

September 2017 05
Interactive discussion: the way forward
Posted By : doktorbedah

New technique of teaching: Interactive discussion We were introduced recently to a new way of teaching. Rather than having a lecture, we had to stimulate our participants with questions only. This is an interesting method…

September 2017 04
Teaching surgery to medical students?
Posted By : doktorbedah

Are we teaching the correct way? Recently, we came across a discussion of techniques in teaching surgery in medical students. A lot of new words and teaching method came about. Some people call it problem-based…

September 2017 04
Colon cancer: diagnosis and treatment
Posted By : doktorbedah

What is colon cancer? Colon and rectum cancer is one of the major malignancy in the world. Previously, any type of colon cancer is associated with high death rate. However, recent works shown early recognition…