Another week and another Lesson from one of FOAMed’s finest minds. Dr Anand Swaminathan is a leader of ED education and has been instrumental in bringing a lot of excellent resources to us over the years. I was very privileged to be able to invite him on the podcast to share a case – it is a case of the VIP patient.
This case contains a lot of lessons about how our decision-making can become a little biased and clouded when we treat patients whom carry the VIP status or are too close to us personally.
Check out Swami’s other projects (there are a lot!): CORE EM , Keynotable, REBEL EM, EM:RAP….. the list goes on, and on. Anand is also a key contributor to the Life in the Fast Lane R&R and weekly Reviews. Apparently he does not sleep!
I would love to hear your tips and strategies when confronted by the familiar scenario we discuss this week.
I am a GP working in Broome, NW of Western Australia. I work as a hospital DMO (District Med Officer) doing Emergency, Anaesthestics, some Obstetrics and a lot of miscellaneous primary care. Also on the web as @broomedocs | + Casey Parker | Contact