Posts tagged Video
Patient outcome is not altered by longer shifts, but juniors’ training suffers overall:
Confused by the anatomy of the thorax? Professor of anatomy at Warwick University Peter Abrahams has made a nice series of videos for iTunes to explain the anatomy of the thorax, and more.
You can link to the iTunes movie here, and I’ll upload the file when I work out how to embed MP4 video into the site…..
The new BTS pleural guidelines have been published – they can be viewed here
If you want a short instructional video on how to aspirate an effusion, or put in a drain, here’s the BTS ePOD video, or at least, a section of it.
Inhaler technique is clearly important – we can give the patient any drug we please, but it they can’t use the inhaler device properly, they might as well be sticking it up their….
So it begs the question, how good is *our* inhaler technique? Are we the blind, leading the blind? In the kingdom of the blind, the one eyed man is king, lest we forget.
In the Asthma and Allergy Research Group (AARG) the Asthma and Allergy Research Fellows (AARFs) are embarking on a research project to test the inhaler technique of various grades of various health care professionals. They were down at the educational meeting last Friday to test out the consultants (Professor Lipworth assures us that the machine he was using was “Broken, obviously”), and now they want to roll it out to a wider audience. The idea is to do a baseline screen of technique, intervene, and then close the loop. There’s bound to be a poster in it, probably a short paper for a journal. Anyone out there interested in taking part in the research, getting their name on a poster, or even writing a paper?