In light of recent junior doctor deaths from suicide, Sandra Lussier shares her experience of depression and shows how we can take action.
It’s four in the morning. It’s been a long night… I know, believe me. But before you discharge the 60 year-old man who came in gasping for air a few hours earlier, take the time to consider a few things.
Some things remain the same, some things change. Political machinations and bureaucratic bungles seem to be universal constants. However, empty hospitals no longer seem to be an issue…
More hilarious brilliance from ‘That Mitchell and Webb Look‘ – following on from their ‘homepathic A&E‘ masterpiece. This skit reminds me of a half-remembered anecdote from Frank Vertosick Jr.’s classic book about neurosurgical training, ‘When The Air Hits The Brain‘. After yet another brutal shift the Orthopedics Chief says to Frank (a neurosurgical resident at […]
Research and Reviews (R&R) in the FastLane: experts worldwide tell us what they think is worth reading from emergency medicine and critical care literature
This Will Revolutionise Education… yeah, right? As technology advances, education remains relatively static. This brief Veratisium video will get you thinking why.
A few experiences in the last week or two have reminded me of the importance of Peter Safar’s Laws for the Navigation of Life:
It is sometimes forgotten that one of the most important goals of medicine is to help people achieve a good death. It is here that medicine and philosophy intersect.