Tag Archives: Pharmacology

Using Latin to settle medical pronunciation debates

Raymond Noonan Brooklyn, New York, United States   Author’s note: Original Latin words are written in italics, with macrons (ā) indicating long vowels. Equivalent Latin-derived medical terms are given without italics. Acute accents (á) are sometimes used to indicate stress accent in both English and Latin. Informal phonetic spelling that should be familiar to most […]

Making medical education interesting and exciting

Anuradha Joshi Gujarat, India Can we make an education system which will retain smiles on the faces of our children?1 Abdul Kalam Image by Anuradha Joshi   At a time when doctors are confronted with a veritable explosion of new facts and information, teachers in medical schools should face up to the challenge of instilling […]