Unpicking the mystery of Epiploic Appendagitis

Prologue On 16th June 2017, my wife and I had a car crash. We were parked up and hit by a drunk driver. Unfortunately for us, we didn’t have time to strap in so we were flung around like something I can’t describe. The doctors and nurses who treated us were great, but  because I […]

Hidden settings in cars

Hidden settings in cars When modern cars are manufactured, there is a component called an Engine Control Unit (ECU) that is programmed to work with the components installed in the car. There are hidden settings for features the car doesn’t have yet or may become standard in the future, and there are language and regional […]

52 week challenge

This year I have decided to do the 52 week challenge. This is the UK and European version of the popular US money saver. Start with a clean empty jar, you then put £1 into the jar for week 1, £2 for week 2, and so on to £52 for week 52. After that year, […]

Primary and Secondary Gain

Primary Gain Primary gain refers to internal psychological motivators. For example, a client might feel guilty about being unable to perform a task. If he has a mental disorder, he might not feel so bad. Secondary Gain Secondary gain refers to external psychological motivators. For example, if a client’s problem allows him/her to miss work, avoid […]