Arsenic is often used as a rat poison; it causes glove and stocking paraesthesia, scaly skin and garlic breath. I thought it was fun drawing a sexy rat with garlic breath…
Acetaminophen or Paracetamol Overdose was the first illustration where I chose to anthropomorphise an organ…and so, Liver-Man was born!
Sir Keith Robinson, TED, education and the death of creativity.
A guide for emergency medicine registrars and residents on how to be an effective clinical teacher.
The man who confesses his ignorance shows it once; he who conceals it shows it many times. Me as the pimpee
Part 3 of a 4-part series. The first two parts were “pimping in perspective” and “pimping for the pimpee“. In “pimping in perspective“, we learnt that pimping is a bit like the Force, in that it has a dark side. What follows is a discussion of pimping etiquette, so that the pimper can be a […]
Leaning on the landmark 1989 JAMA paper by Brancati, it provided an erudite discussion of the phenomenon of “pimping” in medical education.
There is little doubt that when pimping goes bad it can be a horrible experience. Malignant pimping can be humiliating for the pimpee, painfully uncomfortable for bystanders, and may even leave the pimper feeling guilty and apologetic if the consequences were unintended.
I chose to use the board game Operation as the foundation for the Approach to the Poisoned Patient flashcard.
If there was one session at smaccGOLD that blew everyone away it was this (OK, SonoWars was mind-blowingly awesome as well…). On day 2 of the conference, Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) facilitated a discussion of some of the most difficult intangibles in critical care. What happens at the end of life? What is possible, what is […]