Daily Archives: August 24, 2015

Kevin Dueck
Western University
Class of 2016

This piece was originally created for and showcased at Creating Space V (a White Coat, Warm ART exhibit in Vancouver, BC from April 24 to 28, 2015). It collects words and phrases that have been lost during clinical training, some due to superstition, others due to social pressures or encounters with patients.

 

(It’s)
Slow
Quiet

(I)
Promise
Guarantee
Know

(They’re)
Irritable
Lethargic

(I’m)
Sure
Tired
Sick

(You’ll)
Be Fine
Get Back Home

(They’ll)
Take Good Care of You

 

Kevin has also published a piece titled "Learning From Experience" on our Blog. For more of his work, check out his or follow him on Twitter @AbootMedicine.

Interview with , Professor in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. This , co-authored by Dr. Taddio, provides practical recommendations for reducing pain during vaccine injections in all age groups. Pain from vaccine injections is common, and concerns about pain contribute to vaccine hesitancy across the lifespan.

Also, interview with , family physician and associate professor in the Primary Healthcare Research Unit at Memorial University. In their (open access), Dr. Aubrey-Bassler and colleagues analyzed administrative data for all hospital births in Canada (except Quebec) between April 2006 and March 2009, comprising nearly 800 000 babies and 800 000 mothers. Instrumental variable analysis was used to adjust for unmeasured potential confounders. Whether babies were delivered by a family physician or an obstetrician made no difference to perinatal mortality or to maternal mortality and morbidity.

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