Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Coda Change

Sep 25, 2020

It can be particularly challenging to care for dying patients who insist that they are not and request intensive, seemingly futile treatments. Physicians often feel disconnected from such patients.

For many, there is the belief that we are different from these patients, more able to accept our own mortality, less likely...


Sep 23, 2020

Clinical supervision in our busy workplaces is hard. We balance patient safety, learning opportunities, and the workloads of senior and junior staff. The conversations we have to navigate this balancing act can affect patient outcomes, and how we feel about each other and our work. But these conversations don't...


Sep 22, 2020

Concussions have gained lay person attention over the past several years, due to high profile media stories from military conflict and professional sports. Also known as "mild" TBI, concussion affects millions of patients worldwide, many never seeking formal medical care.

Concussion remains a unique injury, in that no...


Sep 22, 2020

Resuscitation fluids save lives in humans with life-threatening hypovolaemia. The fluid of choice should have biochemical characteristics close to the type of fluid lost and replaced at a rate and volume sufficient to correct severe fluid deficit. Then stop and consider the early use of catecholamines. There are...


Sep 22, 2020

Creativity is a highly valued and sought after skill; we all need to solve problems, think in novel ways, and generate ideas, but can creativity be learned?

This talk provides a practical framework to help you improve your creative thinking, enhance your problem solving and get greater access to your naturally creative...