Author: Bruce Davis

Do Video Recordings Help or Hurt Doctors?

A recent event at the trauma center where I work raised some serious questions regarding the use of video recording for education and quality improvement. We have done this in the trauma bays for several years with the idea that...

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Too Old to Operate?

He was 94 years old and was in my office because his gallstones were becoming a problem. They had been diagnosed 2 years earlier when he had an ultrasound for an unrelated problem. At that time they were asymptomatic, and he was...

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It Ain’t What You Don’t Know…

A while back, I was on call on a Saturday night when we got a notification of an incoming trauma, an intoxicated 40-year-old man who had fallen off a barstool and had a scalp laceration. He had a brief loss of consciousness, but...

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Just Culture? Just Kidding.

The big health system that owns the hospital where I do much of my elective scheduled surgery has recently embraced the “Just Culture” model of peer review. A part of this change is the elimination of department based peer...

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