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Book Review - Cuts and Bruises: Soul stirring stories from surgery school by Dr. Shivam Pandya

This book is a collection of Dr. Pandya's experiences with various kinds of patients and the difficulties government doctors often face in order to treat a patient. In this book, there are emotional roller roaster real incidences short stories. but there is a happy ending also. Some of my favorites dialogues from these stories are below. "Paisa to kabhi bhi aa jayega saahab, ladki nahi aayegi wapis" "Sir, you are discharging that patients against his will." "Justice, Justice and Justice, I want it". "Eat when you can, sleep when you can, and don't mess with the pancreas.  Provoked Pancreas = Poking tiger with a stick" I want to ask Dr. Pandya what had happened after he found out his wife is three months pregnant? There is also an interesting story about the cover page in this book. What happens when a penniless cook lands up at your doorstep with an infection in his leg? How would you feel if your actions led to someone from your profes

Did you know? Is Valentine is really Saint or Saitan ? "Valentine's day" is named after 'Saint' Valentine.

Did you know? "Valentine's day" is named after Saint Valentine. He was a Christian bishop and a physician. He refused to treat his own fatally sick mother because she would not give up her belief in pagan God Jupiter and get baptized. The disease killed her!  According to the Catholic Chronicle Legenda Aurea (compiled in c. 1275 CE), Saint Valentine was described as a "destroyer of non-Christian pagan idols" Valentine was abusing Non-Christian Gods & creating communal conflict. He was jailed. Romans promised to release him if he toned down. "What is your opinion on (our) Gods Jupiter & Mercury"- they asked. ' "Wretched and foul men. Filthy. Carnal. Of filthy birth'-He answered Source: