Making an impact

A new initiative offers eight quick ways doctors in training can beat burnout


Unravelling the magic

Dr Allan Gaw takes a look at the history of placebos in clinical research


Finding your voice

Doctors in training may be reluctant to speak out and question a senior colleague’s decision. But risk adviser Alan Frame explains why failing to speak up could cost lives


Safe surgery saving lives

Ten years ago the WHO’s Surgical Safety Checklist was launched promising dramatic reductions in operative mortality. Has it lived up to expectations?


Career: Getting ahead in neurology

The specialty promises a varied and challenging career


Keep the record straight

Trainee doctors play a key role in hospital record keeping. FYi editor Dr Naeem Nazem offers practical advice on avoiding common pitfalls


Dr Robot will see you now

Hospital doctor turned technology advocate Matt Fenech tells FYi about his future vision for artificial intelligence in medicine

Case study

Incisional hernia

...Mrs W had undergone a hysterectomy through a previous caesarian section scar and serous fluid is now leaking from the wound...


Book review: The Butchering Art

Book review by Dr Greg Dollman

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