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'Listen' includes the story of a young doctor who ran away from admitting to a patient that she was dying.
That lack of courage stole a family's chance to say goodbye.
The doctor was me. That mistake that shaped me.
I'm not alone in this.
I'll always be sorry. https://twitter.com/PCPLDnetwork/status/1438492606011518979
‘Am I dying, doctor?’
Listening to @drkathrynmannix share her personal experience as a junior doctor and the guilt that she continues to feel 30 years later for not answering this question asked by a dying patient.
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e-ELCA session updates:
-Case study: motor neurone disease
-End-stage cardiac disease https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/556933
In other news, e-ELCA has reached 1000000 session launches. Thanks for your support!
Case study: motor neurone disease
The aim of this session is to help you identify the main clinical and practical issues that patients with motor ...
As a member of the #InequalitiesInHealthAlliance, we've written to the Prime Minister calling for an explicit health inequalities strategy, that considers the role of every department & every available policy lever in tackling health disparities https://bit.ly/2XvUOvv
Timing and circumstances of end-of-life anticipatory prescribing – our new research @NIHRSPCR
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Unwelcome memento mori or best clinical practice? Community end of life anticipatory medication prescribing practice: A mixed methods observational study - Ben Bowers, Kristian Pollock, Stephen Barclay, 2021
Background: Anticipatory medications are injectable drugs prescribed ahead of possible need for administration if distress...