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Lynne Craven

This blog was written by Lynne Craven, who took part in our first webinar of 2020, which explored a clinical case of a person known as ‘Paula’. 

I joined the Rethinking Medicine webinar on Monday, not because I am a clinician, rather because I am an interested patient. I heard the story about Paula and I can’t stop thinking about her and thinking that I could have been like Paula.

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David Neal

David Neal is a London-based doctor, writer, and founder of Vesalian.

​It’s December 1995. A chubby four-year-old boy in a Thomas the Tank Engine woolly hat is crying.

He’s suffering from a very common ear infection that almost all children have experienced, ‘otitis media’. He’s crying because it’s painful.