• Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 4 Issue 1 January 2019

    Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 4 Issue 1 January 2019

    Welcome to the January 2019 edition of the Future Leaders Communiqué. In this edition, we discuss the concept of ‘medical risk.’ An example of the many situations that arise in the healthcare system that create risk, and the challenges in managing that risk, is illustrated by the case summary presented here where a patient suffered an adverse reaction to intravenous contrast that sadly resulted in death.

  • Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 1 Issue 1 October 2016

    Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 1 Issue 1 October 2016

    Welcome to this edition of the Communiqué in which we discuss the benefits and potential dangers of medical protocols. To illustrate this we include a case review of the death of a patient that occurred in part, due to the strict adherence of local protocols.

  • Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 3 Issue 4 October 2018

    Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 3 Issue 4 October 2018

    Welcome to the October 2018 issue of the Future Leaders Communiqué. In this issue, we will be exploring how difficulties in recognising and communicating abnormal results from laboratory and imaging investigations leads to significant patient harm.

  • Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 2 Issue 4 October 2017

    Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 2 Issue 4 October 2017

    Welcome to our final issue of the Future Leaders Communiqué for 2017. Our guest editor for this issue is Dr Noha Ferrah who is currently working as a surgical resident at The Alfred Hospital. Noha completed a post-graduate Doctor of Medicine at Melbourne University and has a strong interest in general and trauma surgery.

  • Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 3 Issue 1 January 2018

    Future Leaders Communiqué Volume 3 Issue 1 January 2018

    Welcome to the sixth issue of the Future Leaders Communiqué. Our guest editor for this issue is Dr Joey Lam; a doctor undertaking physician training in rural and regional Victoria. Originally trained as a physiotherapist in acute aged care and rehabilitative medicine, Joey continues to dedicate her career to learning and exploring ways to deliver better health outcomes and care for older people.

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