NPR Playing God How do you triage...when it really matters
Contributor: chucklesnOctober 2, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: /
c6c7 subluxation Diary of an Injury by Craig Bash In 1984, while a 4th year medical student playing for his medical school's Rugby team, Craig Bash's sustained a C6-C7 subluxation, injuring his spinal cord. This diary, written from his hospital bed in the weeks immediately thereafter, is a thoughtful and poignant description of the challenges he faced and his thoughts about them in the aftermath of his injury.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinNovember 10, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
Resources My First Transgender Changing Room Fail Male-to-female transgender individual recounts her first experience on a shopping outing in her identity gender. Focuses on the struggle of making others understand the form of acceptance that most transgendered individuals hope for.
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 20, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / /
YouTube The Privilege of Uncertainty by Dr. Daniel Maselli To healthcare providers, uncertainty may seem to be something to be avoided, but perhaps it is actually something to celebrate.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJune 7, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / /
Healthcare Quarterly Nurses' Decisions, Irreducible Uncertainty and Maximizing Nurses' Contribution to Patient Safety Advance Practice Nurses, like all other members of the healthcare team, grapple with irreducible uncertainty when making decisions. In this article, a model for honing our ability to identify, and respond to uncertainty is addressed.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 26, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / /
modernmedicinelogo Coping with Clinical Uncertainty Ever fret over decisions you made in the inexact science called healthcare? You're not alone.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 26, 2015Topics: Keywords: / /
YouTube Radiolab: 23 Weeks & 6 days When Kelley Benham and her husband Tom French finally got pregnant, after many attempts and a good deal of technological help, everything was perfect. Until it wasn't. Their story raises questions that, until recently, no parent had to face… and that are still nearly impossible to answer.
Contributor: AdminJanuary 19, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / /
NPR Trapped in His Body for 12 Years, A Man Breaks Free by Lulu Miller (NPR) At the age of 12, Martin developed a mysterious illness. Over the next 2 years, he progressively lost his ability to communicate, until, at age 14, he entered what his parents were told was a permanent vegetative state. Two years later he began to “wake up”; 10 years after that he was able to finally communicate again.
Contributor: AdminJanuary 19, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
The New Yorker Failure and Rescue by Atul Gawande The difference between good and great healthcare is not fewer mistakes, it is more rescues.
Contributor: AdminJanuary 19, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / / / / / / /