Gut feelings and the perils of Socrates

de Costa, Alan (2019) Gut feelings and the perils of Socrates. The Sunday Times Sri Lanka, 18 August 2019.

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A clinical teaching scenario is used to help a general readership appreciate the function of the gut, and the consequences of intestinal surgery

Research Statement

Research Background Common misunderstanding of gut function is explored. a clinical scenario is used to assist undergraduate students and the general public.
Research Contribution entirely personal
Research Significance There is considerable lack of understanding both in medical circles as well as the general public regarding the function of the gut. this is particulary an issue when surgery is contemplated to remove portions of the gut.
Item ID: 61267
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2020 23:45
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110307 Gastroenterology and Hepatology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920105 Digestive System Disorders @ 100%
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