2017 | February

‘Helping professions’ and Burnout

When nothing turns out right We all feel burnout sometimes, and the helping professions like that of physicians and psychologists are also not immune to it. Having a perfect work-life balance seems like an illusion. In 1970, American psychologist Herbert Freudenberger coined the term “burnout” to describe the consequences of severe stress and high ideals experienced [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|2017 | February, Emotional Health|0 Comments

A Curious Case of Patient Complaints using Social Media

Social media present both new opportunities as well as challenges for the medical profession. With the increasingly rapid adoption of new technology, the way people communicate complaints and also the way these grievances are handled has changed significantly in the last few years. Patients and families increasingly prefer to use social media to share [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|2017 | February, From The Blog|0 Comments

“Moonface” – By Angela Balcita

Inspirational and humorous There are many books and articles that deal with people living with kidney disease. Our current review is a different genre of book, a memoir of a lady who had three kidney transplants. Angela Balcita, the recipient and the author of this book, shares her inspiring story. Angela calls herself and her [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|2017 | February|0 Comments