Whenever we do not feel well, we do to doctors for treatment. Doctors not only help sick people but take care of healthy ones, as well. Doctors play a very important role in every society and no one can deny their role. Here are some facts about doctors.
Doctors are called with multiple names all over the world. In many countries they are called Physicians, while in other Medical doctor or M.D and Doctor of Osteopathic medicine or M.D. are commonly used.
2. Number of doctors.
Many people practice as doctors all over the world, however not all of them are registered doctors. According to an estimate there are nearly a million doctors are providing health facilities to their patient. Number of non registered doctors is more in developing countries.
3. Educational requirement
Before start doing practice as a doctor, one has to stud medicine for four years. For internship, different countries have different requirements, which range from one year to eight years.
4. Average Salary
Salary of doctors vary from country to country, however in United States annual salary of a physician is nearly $180,000, while a specialist doctor earns around $340,000.
According to a rough estimate nearly 15% doctor misjudge their patient’s disease, which leads to many complications.