We are fellowship-trained Hospice and Palliative Medicine physicians who have background in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Pediatrics. This podcast is designed to help educate healthcare professionals about the particular needs of those who are facing chronic and terminal illnesses
Are We the Canaries in the Coal Mine?
In this podcast we tackle burnout - what it looks like, common causes, how it affects us, our patients, and the healthcare system. We address how to help ourselves deal with it, know how to get help, and how to work to make changes.
Podcast #18 Things That Bug Us!
Sometimes we let the actions of others affect how we perform our duties. We discuss things that we see that are fairly common and annoy us! We talk about working through these problems to have a better outcome.
Podcast #17 Don't Say That Again!
Piggyback off of the "Don't Say That!" podcast to learn more communication tips to improve interactions with patients and their families.
Podcast #16 Malignant Bowel Obstruction
Review of the treatment of malignant bowel obstruction. Discussion includes using surgery and stents and has a focus on medical management.
Podcast # 15 Nausea and Vomiting. Please, No.
Nausea and vomiting are fairly common in our patients and is more prevalent as they get closer to death. We discuss how to discern which medications to use based on circumstances.
Podcast # 14 PEG Tubes in Advanced Dementia
A review of studies and recommendations related to PEG feedings in advanced dementia
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Great for residents
Tools on how to have the most difficult conversations with our patients... and more importantly, how to keep our humanity.
I particularly recommend episodes 3 (Hope), 5 and 6 (part 1&2 of Both sides of the stethoscope). Looking forward to the next episode!
Great bones, look forward to more
This show is just getting going but you can tell it’s got the makings of a great podcast series. Touching stories mixed in with learning how to talk about the hard stuff, a very thought-provoking listen.
Informative.....Touching.....and sometimes funny.