Tomorrow's pharmacist blog
All posts from: October 2012
So, after a bit of a dodgy start to the day, calculations tests, difficult lectures and a dispensary session, I have to say, I’m very proud to be a pharmacy student.
In 19th century Britain, a person who committedsuicide would have a stake driven through their heart before beingunceremoniously buried at a road side. You’d think we’d have progressed since then, and we have. Suicide is no longer the felo de se crime it used to be, but in the case of assisted dying our
Wow. I’m amazed. A tv programme that gives a visual representation of what goes on inside a cell – personally it brings information together from multiple modules...everything is clicking into place!
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Sorry if you feel misled by the title, but this isn't a blogabout a new fad-diet involving eating the BNF and/or a cocktail of anti-obesitydrugs. No, this is a blog about how theBNF itself might soon need to diet.
Most of the students in my year have been spending the past couple of months applying and securing their pre-reg placements. What struck me as strange was that many of them who showed little interest in hospital pharmacy in the past, applied and accepted places to do their pre-reg in hospital. In fact, I think many students have applied to hospital pharmacy in preference to community.
One of my more recent speculations has been concerning the future of medicine as technology advances. In my opinion, it is becoming ever clearer that the majority of diseases are associated with specific genetic/protein regulation modification. This has caused me to consider where the future of medicine may lie.
Do we have all the information when it comes to basing a clinical decision on evidence based medicine? I would like to think so but it doesn’t appear that way.