Player welfare is the number one priority in World Rugby, which has driven the development of evidence-based protocols for the identification and management of concussion
Sports medicine at the Touch World Cup in Malaysia. Traveling as the Australian team doctor, thorough medical preparation was critical when the tournament posed significant challenges playing in extremely hot conditions
As my graduating peers and I embark on our medical careers, it’s a fitting time to consider how to consider the next steps towards my medical career…
Unfortunately for patients and healthcare workers alike, medical errors happen. No matter how well-trained and experienced the practitioner, underneath the scrubs there still resides a human and errors will follow. However, systems can be put in place to minimise them and medicine could do well to learn lessons from other industries. In 2012, there were […]
What does society expect of today’s doctor? More importantly, what does today’s doctor expect of themselves? How can we become better doctors?
An insight to Crusaders SuperRugby, pitch side trauma and sports medicine management with Dr Deb Robinson
Concussion in rugby: An overview and ethical considerations
As a typical kiwi bloke, I’m a dyed-in-the-wool rugby fanatic (pardon the sheep reference). So when opportunities with two Super Rugby franchises arose for me in the past year, I picked the ball up and sprinted for the posts. As an ‘intern’ with the franchises, I was part of the ‘athletic performance’ teams. The hierarchical […]