Our guest editor for this issue is Dr Hannah Cross who has just completed her second post-graduate year at a large metropolitan hospital and will commence the psychiatry training program this year. Dr Cross has a background in law and a key interest in psychiatry, ethics and forensic medicine. She writes a powerful reflective editorial about her own experiences around the issue of missed diagnoses and the dangers of making assumptions.
Clinical Communiqué Download PDF: Clinical Communiqué March 2015 Edition In this edition Editorial Case #1: Lost in translation Case #2: A catastrophic cascade Case #3: Clinical picture or digital pictures? Expert Commentary: Novices and experts – Bridging the gap List of resources Editorial Welcome to the first edition of the Clinical Communiqué for 2015. The three cases in this edition […]
In this Clinical Communiqué case study, a coronial investigation was required to determine whether there had been systems and communication issues during handover that delayed the identification of the previously diagnosed oesophageal pouch which contributed to the death of an elderly patient under hospital care.