Medicine, like so many other features of modern life, has become exceedingly complex. This has far-reaching implications, not only for how we understand the world but also how we most effectively meet challenges such as those encountered in a field like medicine. Any attempt to respond to complexity will be necessarily multifaceted. One potentially effective tool is deceptively simple: a checklist. This is Dr. Atul Gawande’s thesis in The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right. The very idea left me wondering if the book would be worth reading. After all, how can checklists help a hospital overwhelmed with desperately sick patients? How can a checklist help a surgeon when performing a delicate surgery?Read more ›
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In protest of the cold snap taking over the Capital currently, at OLM we’ve decided to live in an illusion, helped by the magical voice of Toronto-based synth-pop songstress Lyon. Check out her video for Indian Summer, a perfect song for locking yourself indoors and hiding from the cold.
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