Advertisement
Student Forum

Student Forum Student Forum essays were published until August 2009. They gave a medical student perspective on any topic related to medicine, health, or medical education. Student contributions are now hosted on Speaking of Medicine, the PLOS Medicine community blog.

See all article types »

Excessive Work Hours of Physicians in Training in El Salvador: Putting Patients at Risk

  • Kenneth R Fern├índez Taylor
  • Published: July 17, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040205

Reader Comments (13)

Post a new comment on this article

Sadly True

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:11 GMT

Author: Francisco Granados
Position: medical student
Institution: Dr. Jose Matias Delgado University
E-mail: jfgrana2@yahoo.es
Submitted Date: July 27, 2007
Published Date: July 27, 2007
This comment was originally posted as a “Reader Response” on the publication date indicated above. All Reader Responses are now available as comments.

It seems unbelievable, but what this article declares is nothing but the reality of a country that is trying to be better every time and in every area and in every service that its provided to the public; but sadly "trying" isn´t enough.

What the author does whith this brief article is a Yell of truth. Maybe the only thing that we can do, as the people who live day by day in this reality as medical students, is pray and make our voices heard, hoping that finally some day the services that are provided to the people in our country are not just enough but Qualified and Substantial.

Congratulations to the author for being the voice of the unheard.

No competing interests declared.