lishun’s guide…

…to various medical specialties:

internal medicine – under-appreciated, over-exploited troubleshooters.

surgery – orthopods may make more money, but we’re smarter.

orthopaedics – one word: carpentry.

anaesthesiology – you woke me up for this?!

radiology – beg. come on. on your knees. that’s right.

paediatrics – the real patients are the kids’ parents.

obstetrics – multitasking at its best.

gynaecology – might as well subspecialise in oncology.

opthalmology – i can do an ECCE and IOL in 15mins flat!

dermatology – topical steroids, antihistamines, aqueous cream.

ENT – topical steroids, antihistamines, topical antibiotics.

psychiatry – beware of transference.

family medicine – darn those MOs running private clinics!

one. more. month. gah.


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