In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The houseman is in the middle of a ward round with my specialist registrar, and, since I am going past the x ray department on my way to a ward visit, I decide to drop the MRI request in to the radiologists.
- He graduated in 1970, becoming a houseman at Pontefract General Infirmary in west Yorkshire, before joining his first practice in Todmorden, in the Pennines.
- The health service grew up in the tradition of autonomous consultants who could refer to ‘my patients, my registrar, my houseman, and my beds.’
- As a houseman in a hospital in Wales, I once had to tell a wife, in her early 30s, that her husband had just died.
- Dr Bolton had not been at the interview when I was appointed, but the ward sister and the houseman assured me that he was a nice person.
- Thus, the standard is not just that of the averagely competent and well-informed junior houseman (or whatever the position of the doctor) but of such a person who fills a post in a unit offering a highly specialised service.
- The houseman had the two patients in two adjacent beds on his ward, and both made a good recovery.
- The last time I had experienced a death at such close quarters was many years ago as a houseman, but then I was not so personally involved.
- My diabetes has brought me and my wife many problems, especially when I was a junior houseman during the time when you would be doing 120 hours a week.
- Having to keep going while containing my own feelings and preserving empathy reminded me of shifts as a houseman.
- Research shows a high level of mistakes made by certifiers at all levels of doctors, from housemen to consultants and including GPs.
- Eventually I was offered a post by a consultant physician to serve as his junior houseman in another of his hospitals.
- After graduating, he worked as a houseman in Liverpool and in Wrexham before being called up for army service.
- I recall an anaesthetist in a teaching hospital laying claim to ‘the most perfect oesophagus’ he had ever seen, and demanding of the houseman that this request be passed on to Pathology.
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