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"Reaching a diagnosis has on occasions been a complicated journey. But this experience is rarely discussed in clinic visits, nor is it documented in our notes." How one team developed OurDX to engage patients and families in the diagnostic process ow.ly/z2M550GtEx7
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Covid-19 has severely disrupted progress in all areas of #health and reminded us of the urgent need for coordinated action and strong health systems. Here is our statement published at @bmj_latest. blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2021/09/29…
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Differences in physiology, case mix, comorbidities, and causes of sepsis mean that the composition, accuracy, and impact of early warning scores differ markedly This #BMJEducation piece looks at the evidence and uncertainty around early warning scores ow.ly/bE1h50Gt1Lo
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"The common thread is the gap in clear, public communication of information, and acknowledgment of the limitations and public involvement in decision-making" @amibanerjee1 on cognitive dissonance during the pandemic ow.ly/uztK50GsMj8
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I’ve never done formal mindfulness, but if I’m doing a repetitive task such as hoeing the weeds, I become absorbed in the physicality of it...it’s satisfying and very different to a lot of the work we do as doctors” @HattyFeldman ow.ly/kMnx50Gt1FC
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White doctors applying for medical posts in London are six times more likely to be offered a job than black applicants and four times more likely to be successful than Asian candidates or those from a mixed ethnic background, figures show ow.ly/rtyv50GqRVv #BMJExclusive
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"We could calm the rhetoric of specialty & GP stereotyping—& have a workforce with a degree of mutual respect. Or we could accept that this discourse is simply part of the culture we’ve created & live with the associated toxicity" Via @bmj_latest bmj.com/content/374/bmj.n208…
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A sobering 98% of all marketed drugs have insufficient or no safety data to guide dosing during pregnancy and lactation. @DrAllyah and colleagues look at how pregnant women continue to be left behind in drug and vaccine development ow.ly/D6z050GrrLT
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