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Medical Misadventures is Alive - Arnold Tweed

Medical Misadventures is Alive

Medical Misadventures is alive on Amazon in both Kindle and paperback. More good news – the Kindle version will be available for free download for five days, 12 to 16 December. Treat yourself to a Christmas present and enjoy a doctor’s misadventures.

If you enjoy the book please write a review on Amazon.

Author: Arnold Tweed

Retired anesthesiologist living in Toronto, Canada.

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  1. Reading a short story from Medical Misadventures about a misidentified tapeworm led me to reflect upon interesting experiences I have had in my career as a psychiatric physician. The intern experience in the ER was certainly a useful rite of passage even if we might consider it to be abusive now. Perhaps mistakes were made in the ER when we dove into problems above our heads. I remember giving a patient a shot of Thorazine to calm him down. A little later I told him was ready to go. As he climbed off the gurney and followed me out of the room I heard a crack on the hard floor. It was his head hitting it! I never forgot that chlorpromazine can and does cause hypotension.
    The effort to make medical treatment more evidence based and predictable has led us to downgrade the importance of the human factor. Is it part of the problem we hear about with physician burnout?

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