Tribalism in Medicine

The Tribal Nature of Medicine Dr Victoria Brazil recently gave a Key Note speech at SMACC 2014. Talk: Entitled “Tribes and STEMI”, this (effortlessly excellent) talk, timed to perfection, discussed healthcare teams.  Dr Brazil outlined the concept that teams in healthcare can form “Tribes”. These functional healthcare tribes create powerful bonds with each other.  A good example of a bonded tribal team … More Tribalism in Medicine

Sgarbossa Criteria in Bundle Branch Blocks and Paced Rhythm

ECG Case Study Case Study – A 64 year old male with history of Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiac Stents and Pacemaker Insertion presents with chest pain whilst riding a bicycle.   His vitals are normal but he has ongoing Chest Pain and Sweating. He looks unwell from the end of the bed. The 12 lead … More Sgarbossa Criteria in Bundle Branch Blocks and Paced Rhythm