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Being able to ask for help or advice is important, whether you are a medical student, foundation doctor, trainee, consultant or a professor. It is important to recognise when help is needed; otherwise there may be profound consequences.
Some worry about asking for help as they feel others may judge or mock them, they do not want to feel stupid and think they ought to know. We recognise that an important skill …
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