Dr. Saurabh Jha joins us again to explore the differences between the British and American systems of educating resident physicians, in particular highlighting the case of Dr. Bawa-Garba, a resident in pediatrics who was convicted of manslaughter for a medical error in the UK. More at http://zdoggmd.com/against-medical-advice-046 Here's our prior show highlighting her case, along with links to Dr. Jha's article on Dr. Bawa-Garba's story: http://zdoggmd.com/incident-report-142/
Did the NHS and the British Government "murder" Alfie Evans and rob his parents of their freedom to dictate his care? Our guest Dr. Saurabh Jha has straddled both the British and American healthcare systems and lends his insight to help us better understand the lessons from this tragic case. http://zdoggmd.com/against-medical-advice-045 Dr. Jha is Associate Professor of Radiology at UPenn and an editor at The Health Care Blog. Read his full article here:...
Margot Kidder's death reminds us of how the stigma of mental illness can affect public figures. But what about those suffering on the front lines of our healthcare system? It's time we tore the stigma down and talked about the elephant in the room.
Brittany Oswell, a 25 year old nurse, dies after falling ill on a flight back from her honeymoon in Hawaii. Now the family is suing the airline. What could have been done differently, and what's our responsibility as medical personnel and good samaritans? http://zdoggmd.com/incident-report-154
There is no known safe level of lead exposure for children. The Flint water crisis exposed poorly managed infrastructure that desperately demanded repair. But were the children of Flint "poisoned" by toxic lead levels, or is there a deeper story here? Dr. Hernán F. Gómez, MD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medicine, Hurley Medical Center joins us on this special episode of Against Medical Advice to talk about this study in the Journal of Pediatrics...
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Dr. Davinder Ramsingh, an anesthesiologist and director of perioperative ultrasound at Loma Linda University Health, joins us to break down Point Of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in the peri-op setting. Also: TOM GETS SCANNED! Check out the upcoming #POCUS CME conference at http://pocuseducation.com and Dr. Dave's free education site at http://foresightultrasound.com #FOAMed http://zdoggmd.com/against-medical-advice-042