Nothing Personal: Disturbing Undercurrents in Cancer Care
Used in medical education.
Includes referenced discussion sections for evidence-based practice.
- Medical Journalists' Association Open Book Award
"A landmark for the patient voice"
- Macmillan Cancer Support
"A remarkable book... essential reading for all who deal with cancer patients - health professionals, politicians, health service developers, carers and, of course, patients themselves... will surely inspire change."
- Professor Karol Sikora in his foreword.
Category Archives: video
Video of lectures given at the Evidence Live conference in Oxford. In the first, Peter Gotzsche, Director Nordic Research Centre, clearly explains why mammography screening is an intervention that exists despite the clear evidence that it is harmful. Time to … Continue reading
The Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group Newsletter, March 2014, mentions not only that they launched a new website in 2013, but also that they had joined the Twitter community. Follow them on twitter @cochraneccrg And a new simple online toolkit: … Continue reading
If we want nurses and other health care staff to show compassion, we must ensure compassion is shown towards them. Ignoring their needs is likely to lead to poor quality patient care. This is worth a look: http://www.slideshare.net/kingsfund/jill-maben
Facts about myelodysplastic syndrome can be found on Cancer Newsline – a video and audio podcast series from MD Anderson Cancer Centre which aims to provide ‘the most current information on cancer research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention’. Tune into the … Continue reading
A Happy New year and ‘What a Wonderful World’ it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5nQ7JUPrg8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Aba0lVdE2c http://www.lyricsfreak.com/l/louis+armstrong/what+a+wonderful+world_20085347.html Louis’ sung version still my favourite. ………………………………………………………………….. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8WHKRzkCOY David Attenborough’s spoken version my top visual fav – brings the tears every time!
Gilbert Welch from Dartmouth, author of “Should I get tested for cancer?” and “Overdiagnosed” lectured about overdiagnosis in general in Copenhagen mid-November. He has now put a 10 min video for the general public up on You Tube, which explains … Continue reading