Humbled By A Virus: A Clinician Perspective From the Fight Against Covid-19

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Humbled by a Virus - Covid-19 Testimonial - humbled by a virus

Humbled By A Virus – A Clinician’s Perspective From the Ongoing Fight Against Covid-19Thoughts from the Moment of Covid-19For the past four months, medical care in the United States, and for that matter, in the entire world, has been transformed by the Coronavirus pandemic. In New York, the health system was almost overwhelmed, intensive care units were full, and refrigerated … Read More

Fit For Duty? The Importance of Sound Mindedness in Clinical Practice

Mark Perdue PA-CEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

sound mindedness in clinical practice

Fit For Duty? The Importance of Sound Mindedness in Clinical PracticeIn a previous post we discussed cognitive bias and how our mind’s own natural way of thinking can lead us into mental traps. In that post we also noted another kind of vulnerability—cognitive deficits that also can impact our ability to make appropriate medical decisions. In this post I’d like … Read More