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Meet the Head of the Neurosurgery Department of the University Hospital in Motol

"I honestly believe that neurosurgery is one of the most complex and interesting yet delicate medical specialties, with constantly developing methods and technologies. It is worth mentioning that our department has recently opened a new pediatric ward, which is one of the most advanced centers of its kind in central Europe." says the head of the department of Neurosurgery in University Hospital in Motol, doctor Jiří Steindler.  

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  • 5/17/2016

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What Do Neurosurgeons Love about their Specialty?

Neurosurgeons are in charge of the most amazing thing we know within all the universe - the human brain. When it comes to the work of neurosurgeons, mistakes are unacceptable. Neurosurgery is considered to be one of the most complex and difficult specialties. What motivates the neurosurgeons to do their job with passion and 100% concentration?

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  • 5/17/2016

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10 Things to Keep in Mind While Observing a Surgery 

When it comes to the hospital work experience - a placement or an internship, it is typical that students are super excited for shadowing the surgeons in the operating rooms. Are you going to join them too? Great! After the first day in the operating room the words “incredibly cool” are truly not rare. If you are nervous, it´s perfectly natural, the key to overcome your concerns is good preparation.

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  • 5/10/2016

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What Motivates Doctors to Keep on Doing Their Job with Passion?

If you have decided to become a healthcare professional, it´s going to be a long path with many struggles and obstacles. Sleepless nights, exams, constant studying and extreme stress are one part of it. But hang in there! The possibility to speak with someone who overcame all the problems you are facing is worth it. Read why our mentors, doctors in the Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Intensive Care Medicine Specialized Center, love their job. What keeps them to hold on specifically in this demanding field?

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  • 5/9/2016

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  • Behind the Scenes of the University Hospital in Motol

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10 Unspoken Rules for your First Day of the Hospital Work Experience

Are you going to observe or follow the professionals in a clinical area for the first time? That´s awesome! As the hospital is actually a very demanding environment where everyone needs to follow specific rules – both formal and informal, you should be thoroughly prepared for it. Let´s go through the 10 tips to help you find your bearings easily on your first placement or day working in the hospital. Then, you can present yourself in the best of light straight from the start of your amazing hospital experience.

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  • 5/8/2016

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