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Rate and rhythm

Vicky Tidman

'Helping people' is not the reason you are supposed to give for wanting to become a doctor. As an anaesthetist, Vicky gradually learns that there may be better ways to help people than saving their lives. But the management of complex pain requires a very different skill set from that of putting people to sleep..Once l earned, however, these 'soft' skills are a firm foundation for clinical practice.

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