Michael Greco: Patient Feedback at DFTB17


This talk was recorded live on the second day at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself at www.dftb18.com.

Read all about it! – the second edition

Back in 2016 the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health tried an experiment. Every day they tweeted out an article link that was valid for 24 hours. You can read about it in this early edition post. We know that the current publishing system is flawed and with the majority of papers hidden behind paywalls…

Footsteps in the night


At first I am unsure what has woken me, perhaps an instinctive awareness that the natural order of our house has been disturbed. I hear a gentle padding in the hallway, then suddenly a small face is hovering next to me. “Move over! Make room for me!” comes the chirpy order, revealing the identity of our…

Self-reported pain scales


A 6 year old boy is brought to the Emergency Department after a fall from a tree. The boy ambulates into triage, but is holding his arm and grimacing with discomfort. Immediately, you conduct a focused physical exam of his arm and rule out other injuries. It is obvious to you that this patient is…