Dr Clare Skinner shares a Christmas tale and insights on working with the Emergency Department Admitting Officer.
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“The best advice I can give you is to just swallow. Don’t spit it out, don’t complain. Just swallow” Advice from Anonymous PGY3 Junior Doctor I always thought career suicide would consist of something more dramatic. Stealing drugs from the hospital, posting something unethical on social media, or even just simply not doing your job. […]
Debbie Chalmers implores us to look for signs of physician burnout in ourselves and in others, to build resilience and focus on well being and to ‘speak up’.
Referring Patients to an admitting team from the emergency department. This is a crucial part of the job of an emergency doctor, yet formal training on this skill is almost non-existent.
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.
Learning by spaced repetition is a useful strategy for long-term knowledge acquisition in medicine. But what is spaced repetition and how can you put it into practice?
Medicine, mindfulness, movement, mental (ill)health and creativity. Guest post: Dr Elizabeth Winson (@DrLemmingo). Liz is a intensive care doctor in Melbourne, Australia.
Teaching practical procedures on the shop floor, the five stage approach to SETT UP for success