Don’t get me wrong, mindful practice, self-reflective practice should all be encouraged. The trouble with mindfulness is when it’s prescribed as the sole solution to a cognitive error....
George Douros discusses the trouble with M&Ms and how we can avoid the old cycle of "name/blame/shame/train".
Don't get me wrong, I am a big fan of Pat Croskerry and metacognition but I do wonder whether the rest of the medical profession has become a bit fixated on cognitive biases.
Cognitive load theory (CLT) is a theory of instructional design based on an experimentally derived model of cognitive architecture and focuses on the ease with which novel information is processed by working memory, which has limited capacity
Burnout: a sustained response to chronic work stress with emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation and perceived lack of personal accomplishment
Peter Saul, an Australian intensivist, presents a TEDx talk in which he tells of the crisis of death in the 21st century and implores us all to start talking about dying.
Every doctor makes mistakes, and every doctor knows this. Yet the mantra of traditional medical culture is that doctors must be perfect. I think this culture is changing, but perhaps not fast enough.
A guide for emergency medicine registrars and residents on how to be an effective clinical teacher.
When I was starting out, I was told there were three types of doctors doing emergency medicine: missionaries, adrenaline junkies, and fools. I was all three...
Make no mistake, emergency medicine is a risky business. Fortunately we have StEmlyn's Simon Carley to help us understand why.