These videos are useful when introducing issues regarding human factors in clinical medicine.
I usually show them as a short scenario, which leads on to discussion not just of the clinical management, but also of how we work as teams and ways in which we can improve.
I’d also recommend watching Scott Weingart’s ‘Mastery in medicine’ and Cliff Reid’s “How to be a hero” talks from SMACC2013
JUST A ROUTINE OPERATION
The tragic and inspiring tale of Elaine Bromiley as narrated by her widower, airline pilot Martin Bromiley
HOW TO AVOID MISTAKES IN SURGERY
Presented by Dr Kevin Fong from BBC Horizon programme
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ATUL GAWANDE ON CHECKLISTS IN MEDICINE
CLIFF REID ON MAKING THINGS HAPPEN from SMACC2013
From ‘Bodies’ TV series. Yet another reason why obstetric registrars should not be trusted with a knife
and this from Dr Keith Greenland on the dreaded CICO scenario and human factors around it
From TV series ‘Cardiac Arrest’ – “will daddy ever stop bleeding?” reminding us that all bleeding stops..eventually
SYDNEY HEMS SimWars Entry – “One Shot”
A beautiful demo of many FOAMed factors in RSI – although performed on the side of a cliff by prehospital retrievalists, these same techniques and human factors SHOULD be applied in any rural ED. Great video.
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