Suicide: Sailing on Uncertain Seas


Hi All Last week I was lucky enough to be able to present this talk to the SWEETS Emergency Medicine Conference in Stockholm. Thanks to Dr. Katrin Hruska for the invitation. This is a video of my lecture and slides as presented by myself and local Broome Psych resident Dr Nick Gilbert. The first 15 […]


Broome Docs Podcast 010: Suicide Assessment with Dr Rob Orman


Back in July I wrote a bit of a long rant titled: “On Evidence, Education, Errors, Ego and Expert Intuition” in which I tried to outline my approach to clinical decision-making, the use of evidence and the role of simple safety principles when we are dealing with high-risk clinical scenarios.  As I was writing this I […]


Broome Docs Podcast 003: Suicide with Minh


The third Broome Docs podcast is out now. I spent 45 minutes discussing 3 cases of suicide and a bit about risk in the ED.  It is a bit longer than my average discussion – but there is so much stuff to talk about, and Minh has a few great pearls and personal experiences to […]


Suicide: Three Cases and a reference point


This month I am planning a series on suicide.  Suicide remains an enigmatic problem for doctors, medicine and society.  For a long time I have been fascinated by the philosophy around suicide and the psychology that drives an individual to take their own life.  So I thought I would open a forum to discuss it all […]