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  • The Complete Guide to Becoming A Public Health Medicine and Epidemiology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Public health involves measures put in place by governments and institutions in order to prevent disease, improve the health of a population and promote life expectancy.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Radiology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Clinical radiologists utilise an array of imaging modalities including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), ultrasound and x-rays to diagnose and treat diseases.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Rheumatology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Rheumatologists diagnose, treat and rehabilitate persons of all ages with disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Trauma Surgeon

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Trauma care is a multi-disciplinary care pathway, requiring ‘whole patient’ care, which in the case of poly-trauma patients, can involve large teams of people with emergency medicine consultants often being their leader and coordinator. With a growing number of specialist major trauma centres (MTCs) around the UK, the need for specialist trauma surgeons is also required to provide the highest level of care.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Neurosurgeon

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Neurosurgeons are involved in the diagnosis, assessment and surgical treatment of conditions relating to the nervous system.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Pathology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Pathologists are at the interface of science and medicine and prevent, diagnose and treat disease by examining body fluids and tissue samples.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Plastic Surgeon

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Plastic surgeons perform both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Majority of NHS plastic surgery is reconstructive surgery that focuses on restoring the function and look of affected body parts following trauma or illness.

  • The Complete Guide to Becoming a Psychiatrist

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that comprises six specialties – child and adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, general adult psychiatry, medical psychotherapy, old age psychiatry and psychiatry of learning disability.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A GP

    • 5 Oct 2021

    General practitioners treat a wide range of patients, from new-born children to elderly patients, taking a holistic approach and looking after the physical, social and psychological aspects of wellbeing.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An Immunology (Including Allergy) Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Immunology doctors are often referred to as clinical immunologists who study the immune system and treat patients with immune disorders.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming a Medical Microbiologist Or Virologist

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Medical microbiologists and virologists direct the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases, with viral infections being the focus of medical virologists’ work.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Neonatologist

    • 5 Oct 2021

    The birth of a child being a life-changing event, a career in neonatology is accompanied by rewarding and emotionally challenging scenarios alike.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Neurology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    A neurologist is a doctor who specialises in managing patients with diseases affecting the central and peripheral nervous system.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Stroke Medicine Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    When approaching a patient acutely suffering a stroke, the clinician must consider underlying causes, investigations, treatment and long-term management.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Renal Medicine Consultant

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Renal medicine, otherwise known as nephrology, is the study of the kidney, an organ that has many functions and roles that intertwine with multiple different body systems.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An Acute Internal Medicine Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    An acute internal medicine (AIM) doctor provides care for patients with conditions characterised by rapid onset, severe symptoms, of life-threatening nature.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Hepatology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Hepatology is a recognised subspecialty of gastroenterology. Hepatologists specialise in diagnosing and treating liver pathologies and may also treat pathologies of the biliary duct.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Forensic Pathology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Performing autopsies on bodies of people who died in suspicious circumstances (eg, suspected murders, suicide, etc) is a central component of the duties of a forensic pathologist

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Gastroenterology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specialises in managing patients with diseases affecting the GI tract (stomach and intestines) and hepatic system (liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas)

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Rehabilitation Medicine Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    This article aims to provide you with great insight into rehabilitation medicine as a profession and guide you on your journey to becoming a rehabilitation medicine doctor.