Social Media for Health Professionals – Benefits and Pitfalls

Originally posted on GreenGP:
Twitter Bird I am an avid user of social media – mostly Twitter, Facebook, and WordPress – predominantly for educational and professional purposes.  As a health practitioner, I am well aware that there are concerns about the use of social media for professionals, and that many are still reluctant to engage…

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FOAM4GP Map – Do dizzy patients make your head spin?

image credit: Jun07DSC_0212 via free images (license) Patients presenting to General Practice with dizziness are a significant challenge. Dizziness incorporates a wide range of possible causes varying from completely benign to instantaneously life threatening. Appropriate workup involves comprehensive history taking and examination skills followed by judicious use of appropriate investigations. While a large proportion of…