Hallway Medicine- Who is chosen?
“I invite the premier, health minster, and the people directly responsible for this decision to come for a sleepover in the hallway of one of our hospitals for a few days. Once you have experienced the indignity of eating, sleeping, and toileting in a thin gown in front of a ward full of people, visitors, doctors, custodial staff and other allied health-care workers, I might be willing to accept that this policy was made in an informed way.”
The above is from a powerful opinion piece written by Manpreet (Mona) Gill. Click here to read the full article.
ChatGPT versus doctors?
You have probably heard about ChatGPT and it’s ability to write essays, articles etc. However, what role could it play in healthcare? More specifically, how does ChatGPT measure up to doctors? To find out the answers to these and other questions, check out the following.
Have your say
There is discussion happening surrounding mask mandates in hospitals and other care facilities. Do you think such mandates should be maintained?
Canadian hospitals need to maintain MASK mandates – Sign the Petition! https://t.co/ilY8noBrmW via @CdnChange— Malgorzata (Gosia) Gasperowicz (@GosiaGasperoPhD) April 22, 2023
Please watch: Involuntary Treatment
If you have not already watched this video, you may wish to do so.
I debated posting this. But the article by @globeandmail about the proposed “Compassionate Intervention Act” in Alberta is just wrong. It’s hypocritical and wrong. #ableg #abpoli #abhealth #harmreduction #drugpoisoningcrisis #opioids pic.twitter.com/dYXGhsRdXd— Dr. Shazma Mithani (@DrShazmaMithani) April 18, 2023
Below are 10 warning signs of Alzheimers.
Please re-Tweet these 10 warning signs of possible #Alzheimers disease. Share concerns about your own cognitive #health or that of a loved one with the doctor and ask for a cognitive assessment (which is free as part of the #Medicare Annual #Wellness Visit). #dementia #aging pic.twitter.com/H2cC8ZvmvZ— Ian Kremer (@LEAD_Coalition) March 19, 2023
One a Day?
If you have time to read only one Twitter thread today, you might want to choose this one.
My views on covid seem to have become a bit, well—radical. Please allow me to explain. I did not start out radical. I am lucky to have a settled, establishment-adjacent, career. Three years ago, on the eve of the pandemic, I trusted the establishment. pic.twitter.com/PktHgac8M5— Michael A Osborne (@maosbot) March 15, 2023
What do Canadians think about digital health? Click here to find out.
Have you seen the interview that Dr. Vipond highlights below? If not, you might want to check it out.
today's essential viewing. https://t.co/LSZdYKbiJE— 𝙹𝚘𝚎 𝚅𝚒𝚙𝚘𝚗𝚍 (@jvipondmd) February 14, 2023
Oft times, the shortest tweets say the most.
Doctors still don't get how traumatizing it can be for patients to not be believed.— Steven Phillips, MD (@StevePhillipsMD) January 13, 2023