BEFORE COMING TO MEDICAL SCHOOL

QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK YOURSELF BEFORE COMING TO MEDICAL SCHOOL Many people want to come to medical school! Yeah they want to become doctors, wear white coats, perform surgeries, be respected, earn big money, blah blah blah but it entails a lot. You should know what it takes. If your answers to the following questions…

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MISS MEDILAG 2014 TURNS UP AGAINST BREAST CANCER

The month of October as we know, is the breast cancer awareness month, and our own Queen of CMUL has joined several artistes and concerned citizens around the world to go pink!

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MAGIC

Yes, these people are magicians! We spend a lot of money on recharge vouchers. Yet, the hard earned Naira, and kobo too in this context, is not paid for service. It’s magic they give us. You may be wondering what this Ijebu born, Cotonou bred, Somolu based illiterate that I am means by magic. The…

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WHAT MAKES ME A TRUE NIGERIAN

The answer to this question doesn’t depend on my parents nationality, or   my nationality. Neither am I a true Nigerian  because I grew up in Nigeria. Permit me to say that the above really are inconsequential to the feeling of belongness which cuts across all the above paper work. I am a true Nigerian because…

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DOCTITUDE

Doctitude…. The doctor attitude. Reminds me of a cartoon song;           Doc is in and she’ll fix you up           If you are a toy, then you’re in luck           It’s okay, don’t be afraid           Doc really knows her stuff…           …Doc will make you feel better…           …it’s the place to go          …

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GOLDMINE! SURGEONS FIND GOLD IN MAN’S STOMACH

  Never knew surgery had links to gold digging. I guess the team of surgeons who opened up the stomach of a 63 year old patient complaining of abdominal pain didn’t know too. I can’t imagine their astonishment after they pulled out a fortune from his stomach… 12 gold bars each weighing 33 grams!!!

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SIN OF PRESUMPTION

  Many of us are guilty of the sin of presumption. Presuming things our way without taking the trouble to find out exactly what the situation really is. In this inspiring and very touching story, first year medical student Justice Ashton highlights the evils of presuming and how we can avoid it. A cat was…

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BEFORE PICKING THE SCALPEL OR DRILL, before choosing surgery

Have you ever thought of life after medical school? If yes, do you wish to proceed as a Surgeon, Start a hospital, seek employment or even move out of the medical field entirely???? If you want to proceed as a surgeon, CONGRATULATIONS!! But here are some real facts you want to know about surgery.

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EXAM TIPS FOR DIPLOMA/FOUNDATION STUDENTS FROM SUCCESSFUL PAST STUDENTS

Finally, your exams are around the corner. In fact, just a week away! From what I’ve gathered from interactions with most of you, some are prepared, some are scared, some are confused, some don’t even know where to start. Don’t worry, it’s very familiar to us, past Diploma / foundation students. That’s why we’ve gone…

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LASUCOM IN PICTURES

Picture LASUCOM!!! From Childhood, I’ve been visiting The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital LASUTH, Ikeja, popularly known as General Hospital Ikeja. Since I started using my glasses, I’ve gotten all my prescriptions in their eye clinic and I have more doctors as friends in LASUTH than in my own school LUTH. Despite my familiarity with…

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Surviving Medical School

If you’re in medicine, you’re really in, nothing else matters but getting out, as a doctor! To survive medical school, you’ll need to exhibit strength greater than Superman’s, and Hercules’   Medical school is tough… medical school is challenging… It’s hard surviving medical school… It’s hard to enter, even harder to come out successful… The…

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ALL THE BEST IN YOUR EXAMS!!!

This is to wish all medicos in faculty of science UNILAG year one UME as they take their final exams in Akoka, all students of the College Of Medicine, University of Lagos, MEDILAG, Idi Araba writing exams and in courses, all akokites, the very best and nothing less, and to share some  Important effective exam…

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KIDNEY DISEASES : TYPES, CAUSES, AND PREVENTION by Iwu Ifeanyi Ola

A kidney is either of the pair of organs responsible for the excretion of nitrogenous wastes, principally urea,  from the blood. It is situated at the back of the abdomen below the diaphragm. It looks like a bean seed, at least that is what we are told. You can see for yourself when next you’re…

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