Those we carry: “All of us have our own burdens, names chiselled on our hearts. We carry their bodies in silence. We carry them alone, refusing to cry. We hold them close, and keep the living at arm’s length.”
George Douros discusses the trouble with M&Ms and how we can avoid the old cycle of “name/blame/shame/train”.
The cost of FREE can be huge and our bandwidth/hosting costs almost led to our closure in December. However, thanks to assistance from vocortex and iSimulate, we are back on track.
Doctors, the world over, are reeling. The global telegraph (#BawaGarba) has been alight with conversations, most of them uncomprehending, shocked, dismayed, fearful.
Back in the days before mandatory training we must have been frightfully underprepared for a multi-trauma. Anarchy held together by skin.
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…
I, like a lot of you, have witnessed bullying and stood by, afraid to speak out. ACEM have a working party to investigate the prevalence of discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment.
A friend of mine killed himself recently. This is a call to arms. As a profession it’s time for us to wake up to this problem, and to act.
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…
Guest post by Dr Akmez Latona as she enters advanced training in Emergency Medicine
Welcome to the 169th edition of Research and Reviews in the Fastlane. R&R in the Fastlane is a free resource that harnesses the power of social media
Welcome to the 166th edition of Research and Reviews in the Fastlane. R&R in the Fastlane is a free resource that harnesses the power of social media to allow some of the best and brightest emergency medicine and critical care clinicians from all over the world tell us what they think is worth reading from the published literature. […]