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Mastering Intensive Care

Sep 12, 2018

Do you have too many career interests outside of your basic clinical practice?

Are your daily focus areas as few as three? Family, clinical and perhaps one other thing?


In this episode Australian intensivist, Marianne Chapman, speaks about how she keeps her life under control by focussing on her big three - family,...

Aug 23, 2018

Do you spend time finding out what the “why” is for your patient?

Have you considered it’s not what is the matter with the patient but what matters to the patient? What the patient thinks their purpose is? Or at the very least, what they wish for during the next part of life, however short that may be?

In this...

Jun 27, 2018

What is it like to witness an intensivist struggle?


And what can we learn from the shocking death of an intensivist?


This special Mastering Intensive Care episode is on a difficult and important topic. Rather than focusing on bringing our best selves to work, the focus of this episode is the ultimate tragedy of our...

Jun 12, 2018

Is your ward round stimulating and educational?


Do you help learning by creating debates on the ward round for and against the simple interventions we use?


In this week’s episode, Belgian intensivist, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent describes what happens in his ICU, on a daily basis, and indeed on the ward rounds....

May 29, 2018

In this week’s episode you’ll hear an invigorating conversation with Francesca Rubulotta. This power-packed, enthusiastic, passionate, water polo-playing, Italian doctor, now living and working in London, UK, is seriously ambitious to help patients other than those in her ICU, mostly by advancing education...