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Becoming a Medical Doctor by The Doctor - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 04:24:52 EST ID:t8HPsez6 No.55220 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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So, I want to clean up my act. I want to help people. I want to save lives.
I want to become a doctor. I'm good with numbers and pharmacology. Maybe an anesthesiologist? What's your advice? Anyone in med school? Thanks in advance.
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Clara Gemblefuck - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:08:08 EST ID:z8aiqwlu No.55221 Ignore Report Quick Reply
becoming a doctor sounds noble and great but in my mind its not much better than becoming a cop or a soldier. you are a faceless cog in a nationwide machine with no soul or compassion. think you will be using your knowledge and training to solve complex problems and improve lives? nope. you will be matching symptoms to the Book of Diagnoses in Latin and then prescribing drugs, even if that is not the approach you would prefer. doctors have zero leeway in their treatments and have to follow "the rules" which are often solely based around compensation from insurance companies. consider becoming something in the healthcare field other than an MD for a little bit less depression.
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Beatrice Hillypod - Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:03:26 EST ID:Y565EV8A No.55225 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55221
That's what having a job is like. I don't see the problem here.
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Isabella Clubberledge - Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:04 EST ID:2teGmD0V No.55256 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55221
you speaking from experience or out your asshole?
not true unless you want it to be (or maybe if you live in the US of A)
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Nell Murddock - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 23:39:23 EST ID:z8aiqwlu No.55266 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55225

the vast majority of health care professions have much more leeway in their problem solving and decision making than doctors. doctors are basically confined to preset flowcharts, of which 99% end at "prescribe drug X" or "refer to specialist Y"

>>55256

yes, like the vast majority of this site's users, i live in the us. do you feel proud to have guessed this very likely fact? if i lived in fucking norway or taiwan i probably wouldnt be talking shit about my country's healthcare system online now would i


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