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Lessons Hard Learned 3: 7 lessons from a Paeds ED

This is episode #3 of “Lessons Hard Learned”. It is Paeds month at Broome Docs – so this is a Paeds case that demonstrates at least 7 lessons we can all learn. It is a bit of a Swiss Cheese scenario – lots of errors aligning to create a perfect storm where disaster can occur. […]

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Lessons Hard Learned: Dr Tor Ercleve

G’day readers and listeners, This is a new concept for the Broome Docs blog. I am really interested in the psychology of Us – how our brains work (or not on occasion).  I really believe that there is a lot we can learn from the lower points of our careers – the times when things […]

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Clinical Case 080: Head scratching diagnosis from the bush

  This case comes from Dr Cathy Harris – a former Broome Doc, now living in Gunnedah NSW.  Cathy describes a great case in which the common traps of diagnostic momentum, bias and back-to-front reasoning come into play.  Here is the case as it played out: I am handed the triage note of a 39 year old […]