PONSIST offers the world of Healthcare an array of articles that address thought provoking topics concerning their profession Articles feature in-house writers and guest authors
Covid-19 effects on Mental Health of Medical Professionals
Dr. Muhammad Arsalan Sharif - September 01, 2021
Mental health remains one of the bigger elephants in the medical professional room. Dr. Sharif, a young and eager Urology resident from Pakistan, shares his painful experience during the Covid-19 pandemic. He describes the unsettling stress factors of working in Healthcare that result in serious mental health concerns.
Thai equivalent of the Family Doctor is non existent
Peter B. Dunki Jacobs MD, PhD - July 03, 2020
An interesting story on how foreign doctors are positively impacting the Healthcare system in Thailand seen through the eyes of a retired Surgical Specialist and consultant Quality of Care and Innovation.
Essential Knowledge for Healthcare Workers on Respirator Masks
Alinda Jansen - March 12, 2020
During the Covid-19 outbreak it is crucial for Healthcare Workers to stay safe. Prevent these commonly made mistakes when using Respirator Masks and optimise your protection gear.
Prevalence of back pain in UAE residents tops 60%, says expert
Jannis Delaan - January 23, 2020
Leading professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery has highlighted lower back pain in the region as the number one condition of disability. Globally, statistics have revealed 90% of people will suffer from back pain at least once in their lifetime, with 60% continuing to experience the symptoms a year later.
Chantal Bout - January 03, 2020
There's a big blank when it comes to the medication you prescribe your patients and you are probably not aware of it. Interesting read about a little hero that could be your best friend.
Challenging the Surgical Status Quo
Jeffrey de Jong - November 26, 2019
Standard closing measures of the fascia after a laparoscopic procedure carries risks. This surgeon challenged the status quo and came up a safer way without impacting your procedure. He shares his journey with you.
Story of a headache
Claire Bullimore - November 19, 2019
Instead of being defeated by a large Intraventricular Meningioma this amazing young lady went on a mission to support others facing a brain tumour. An truly inspiring journey.
Tommie Niessen - November 06, 2019
While on a holiday a Dutch Healthcare worker saw an opportunity to learn from foreign colleagues. Discover what he experienced about patient care during an island adventure.
The Evolution of the Surgical Technologist
Eboni Saurage - October 24, 2019
Insights on the role of a Surgical Technologist; where we began, where we are, where we are going
Surgeons and Global Warming
Dr. Shah Suril Atulkumar - October 23, 2019
When it comes to the devastating impact global warming it has on all life on earth, what is the role surgical specialists play? Dr. Atulkumar connects the dots and shares his thoughts on how to achieve a significantly better result on the one matter that effects us all.