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Executive Health Management

Lack of Psychological Support for Women

2019 10 Dec

Women who are coping with experiences such as infertility or miscarriage receive little psychological support from professional care. This is highlighted in two recent separate studies from the UK and US. The Burdens of Involuntary Childlessness The first study by Payne and colleagues (2019) was conducted at Middlesex University and... Read more

Cardiology Management

The wanton spread of medical misinformation

2019 21 Feb

Cardiovascular disease is the no. 1 killer of both men and women worldwide. Robust scientific advances have fostered significant improvements that benefit individuals and society. These successes derive from an armamentarium of powerful tools — medicines and devices — and awareness of lifestyle-related hazards, such as high blood pressure, high... Read more

ICU Management

Free Open-Access Medical education (FOAM) and critical care

2017 22 Nov

This article describes the nature of FOAM (Free Open-Access Medical education), its strengths and weaknesses, and how it can be used effectively by critical care clinicians, educators, and students. “…and to teach them this art — if they desire to learn it — without fee and covenant.” — excerpt from the Hippocratic Oath   FOAM, or ‘Free... Read more

ICU Management

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

2016 30 Nov

Social Media in the “Real” World Social media is all around us, and enables real-time communication with patients, families and with colleagues. There are general social networks (Facebook), professional networks (LinkedIn), blogs (WordPress), microblogs (Tumblr) and media sharing sites for photos, videos and podcasts. The Wall Street fortunes of these... Read more