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Medicine: The noble yet rewarding profession

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Staff Writer
Publish Date: 
16th May 2009
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Medicine is the most rewarding career for students with biology. The vast specializations in medical profession are another lucrative aspect. This profession not just requires you to burn mid night oil, but it also pays you for that.
Career in medicine is highly satisfying. The satisfaction not just comes from treating the patients, but it gets really highly paying internally or heartly when you are able to save lives of millions of people. A medico is considered as next to god, as it is only who can save the life of a dying man.

Today's life is really hectic and this hecticness affects our body systems. A lot of diseases are caused. All these make  for plain physicians quite difficult  to take care of these ailments.
The clientele are also aware of specialists and super specialist’s. Patient is willing to take the consultation of the concerned specialist.

The major Specializations include General Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat), Psychiatry, Anesthesiology etc. Super Specializations such as Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Cardio-thoracic surgery, Genito-urinary surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Clinical Hematology which require a further 3-5 years of study.

Demand of super specialty hospitals have created number of employment opportunities. These along with liberalization of economy could bring better opportunities for these professionals in terms of remuneration, research and working facilities. Other than Allopathy, medicine also covers different systems like Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani etc.

The basic or degree level qualification for a medical profession is MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor Of Surgery) which is of 5 1/2 years duration (including 1 year internship). The common areas of specialization in medicine and surgery


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