n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - What's new in paediatrics? (Review)
|Article Title||What's new in paediatrics? (Review)|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Dankwart F. Wittenberg|
|Publication Date||Feb 2009|
|Pages||64 - 67|
Benjamin Osler is reputed to have stated that he knew that 50% of what he was teaching his students was going to be proven wrong ; the only problem was he did not know which 50%!
Today, nearly one hundred years later, it still behoves all practitioners to emulate Osler's humility with regard to the permanence of their knowledge and insight. New insights with regard to old diseases, newly emerging conditions, new technologies and new treatment possibilities all demand that the most important attribute of a newly qualified medical practitioner is to become a lifelong learner.
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