Thus, one doctor might say ‘chest infection’ another ‘bronchitis’ another ‘pneumonia’ and a fourth, ‘chest clear, probable urine infection.’
Tag Archives: admission avoidance
this is me, again, and what you and i want or do not want when the ambulance is on the way.
I have become victim to the system bias of considering diagnoses and discharge destinations to be of more importance than the person I am discharging.
Thursday morning. Not another blog about advance care planning!
If this narrative has held together, my point is, we can offer just as good, if not better care, treatment and support for particularly older people in their own homes than is available through high-tech medical interventions.
This is black-belt medicine (areas of uncertainty in health and social care)
Ever been breathless at three in the morning? Do you have any strategies to sort yourself out, particularly when to begin you have a bad chest?
Tigers, long-term conditions & my new life
In the hospitals (the hole) we sit and wait.
Eventually, inevitably, the older person will fall-in;