Visiting Professor – Dalhousie University
How Physicians Think
Thursday October 30th, 2014
University Hospital – Aud A – 9 AM
All health care professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend
Dr. Pat Croskerry is a world-renowned emergency physician from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He began his career as an experimental psychologist, and was surprised when he entered medicine by how badly physicians understood their own decisionmaking.
In this grand rounds, Dr. Croskerry discusses the cognitive processes that underlie physician thinking.Read More
In this Journal Club, Dr. Marilyn Innes takes a critical look at a JAMA paper on high sensitivity troponins and their impact on clinical outcomes. This study takes on the question: Does lowering the threshold for detection of plasma troponin improve clinical outcomes in patients with suspected ACS?
Mills NL, Churchhouse AD, Lee K, et al. Implementation of a Sensitive Troponin I Assay and Risk of Recurrent Myocardial Infarction and Death in Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome. JAMA. 2011;305(12):1210-1216. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.338.
This paper is available as free text
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In this week's grand rounds, we do Papers, Evidence and Practice. Dr. Justin Yan examines contrast-induced nephropathy and how to avoid it in the ED, Dr. Ben Strauss discusses ADJUST PE, and Dr. Andy Gray tackles NEXUS Chest.
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Dr. Kate Hayman takes a rigorous and common-sense approach to fever in the returning traveller.
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Dr. Bill McCauley joins Dr. Morgan Riggan in discussing cases of pneumonia in young, healthy adults.
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Drs. Jacob Pace and Karalyn Church discuss the fine points of C-Spine injuries and how best to image. Should you skip to CT most of the time?
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