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"A little knowledge is a dangerous thing" (4) Do-it-yourself surgery on the internet

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'Written medical information and power point presentations/videos of most common surgical operations are available from several websites. So, ordinary Nigerians have not only become nurses, laboratory scientists, pharmacists, physicians but also surgeons with disastrous consequences. [*see note below] Even within the professions, members readily overstep their bounds to make the most financial gratification from the hapless patients. '
 
 
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Saturday, May 24, 2014
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Oluyombo Awojobi
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HIFA profile: Oluyombo A Awojobi is a Consultant Rural Surgeon at Awojobi Clinic Eruwa, Oyo State, Nigeria. oluyombo2 AT yahoo.co.uk

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