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“To err is human, to cover up is unforgivable, to fail to learn is inexcusable” Sir Liam Donaldson, Former Chief Medical Officer As a specialist registrar, I recall operating on a [...]
The man was unconscious on the operating table, in lithotomy position and fully prepped for the major extirpative surgery which he was about to undergo. Four of us from different s[...]
You wouldn’t expect the pilot of the aeroplane in which you fly to the EAU or AUA meeting to be a novice who was training on the aeroplane that you were being transported in![...]
Twitter is a great social channel for professionals to exchange ideas. I regularly use Twitter to connect with urologists, health care professionals, patients and thought leaders a[...]
OR The Hare Becomes the Tortoise?? When I was a medical oncology trainee in 2001 looking for an area to specialise in my mentors told me prostate cancer was going to be the next bi[...]
Michael R. Abern, Stephen J. Freedland and Brant A. Inman Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Obesity is a worldwide epidemic: it is estim[...]
The European Working Time Directive (EWTD) was due to be in full implementation from August 2009 limiting junior doctors to a 48-hour week averaged over a 6-month period. The reali[...]
The International Urology Journal Club on Twitter discussion for February 2103 was based upon the recently published Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study in the New England Journal of Me[...]