• 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 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 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.

  • A quick guide to leg ulcers

    A quick guide to leg ulcers

    Leg ulcers are one of the more challenging clinical problems that confront health professionals in Nursing Homes (NH) as well as in hospitals. Clinicians are often presented with difficult-to-heal chronic wounds of unclear aetiology. In order to ensure timely healing outcomes, it is important to establish the cause of ulceration and assess for other contributing factors before embarking on treatment. The aim of treatment is to correct the underlying cause and optimise the state of the wound bed.

  • Future Leaders Communiqué

    Future Leaders Communiqué

    Click here to learn more about the newest addition to the Communiqué family

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