Do you have a desire to work in healthcare but don’t know which sort of job to go for? Have you dreamt of working in a field in which you can help people, and really contribute to society? A medical career is certainly a noble path to stride down, but knowing which direction is right for you can stop you in your tracks. Here is the lowdown on some medical jobs and why they could be right for you.
There are so many critical appraisal jobs in the United States and that is where most American doctors decide to live and work. Many choose to work in large urban areas and in hospitals. Others choose to work in a smaller town and there are opportunities almost everywhere.
Myth #7. My kid has “too many” colds. Kids have, on average, more than 10 colds a year. That means a kid who has a cold every month is actually normal. Since a cold lasts about 10 days, this means maybe 20 healthy weeks in a year. Wait, not counting every other viral infection he’s going to catch…
As you can see, it could be difficult to make a choice of specialty. If you are really an idealistic person and came to medicine to end suffering, you are in for some disappointment and grief. I know a rheumatologist who could no longer cope with seeing her patients slowly die, unable to do much to alleviate their suffering. She decided to change specialties and become an anesthesiologist, so all her patients would be unconscious and she wouldn’t have to get to know them personally.
Myth #9. If a child’s bone is really broken, he won’t be able to move his limb. Kids have bones that are softer than an adult’s, which means they are more likely to break them than to injure a ligament or tendon. A small fracture (or break) doesn’t mean the arm or leg won’t move and there may be nothing more than a small amount of swelling and pain over the broken point.
Dr. Conrad Murray also was said to have done CPR on top of a bed. CPR is not to be done on a flexible surface, ever. A person receiving CPR should be on a flat surface such as a floor or a board. That is the best way to conduct CPR, Dr. Murray should have known this as an experienced doctor. The 911 operator asked the caller and those involved to place Michael Jackson upon the floor.
Have you ever asked yourself why conventional medicine focuses more on acid reflux symptoms instead of the root cause of the problem? Why they insist on using the “band-aid” approach of treatment when there are natural and safer ways to get rid of your condition… for good?