Archive for June, 2014

Michigan National Guard Vaccination Initiative: Health Alert for Clinicians Be advised that the Michigan Army National Guard has initiated a statewide smallpox and anthrax vaccination initiative for approximately 1,000 National Guard personnel who are part of a civil support CBRN/all-hazards response force. These personnel are assigned and live throughout Michigan. The majority of the smallpox […]

New Resident/Fellow Orientation

Posted: 23rd June 2014 by Dr D in Lectures, opinion

Sparrow Hospital – New Intern/Resident/Fellow Orientation Lecture Thanks for joining me earlier this morning for the lecture. I hope it was informative and fun. Here are a few of the links that i made reference to during my lecture earlier this am. Clear communication – talking like a pilot Differences between direct and indirect communication […]

Prehospital To Trauma Team Handoff: A Solution I’ve written about handoffs between EMS and the trauma team over the past two days. It’s a problem at many hospitals. So what to do? Let’s learn from our experience in the OR. Best practice in the operating room mandates a specific time out process that involves everyone in the […]