Search Tag: mental mapping

Executive Health Management

ER Clinicians Benefit From Mental Rehearsal of Trauma Scenarios

2015 16 Apr

The fast-paced environment of trauma resuscitation demands that team members understand their responsibilities before patients enter the hospital, and continuously communicate with each other while delivering care. A study of mental mapping on trauma teams shows the benefits of rehearsing possible scenarios in order to minimise stress and ensure that... Read more

ICU Management

Mental Practice: Rehearsing for Trauma

2015 16 Apr

Trauma is a fast-paced, demanding environment, and communication is key to ensuring everyone understands their roles and responsibilities. As a new study suggests, doctors and other members of trauma resuscitation teams should map out mental blueprints — much like how athletes mentally visualise races long before lacing up — and then communicate their... Read more