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White Coat Black Art - H1N1 and Preparing for the Next PandemicNov 12, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art H1N1 and Preparing for the Next Pandemic Audio
White Coat Black Art H1N1 and Preparing for the Next Pandemic Nov 12, 2010 | 27:30A year ago people were in a panic to get the H1N1 vaccine. Today, it's like the outbreak never happened. This week White Coat Black Art asks what the fuss about H1N1 was all about -- and how prepared are we for the next pandemic? And a look at what happens when sick doctors and nurses show up for work. We call them out -- on calling in.
White Coat Black Art - Changing Face of Home CareNov 19, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Changing Face of Home Care Audio
White Coat Black Art Changing Face of Home Care Nov 19, 2010 | 27:30There was a time when home care meant exactly that, being looked after by qualified health professionals in the comfort and privacy of your own home. But that's happening less and less these days. This week we hear why home care has changed over the years, and ideas on how to bring it back to good health.
White Coat Black Art - Patients as Facebook FriendsOct 1, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Patients as Facebook Friends Audio
White Coat Black Art Patients as Facebook Friends Oct 1, 2010 | 27:30About 1 in 6 people on the planet are participate in some form of social media - Twitter, myspace, Facebook or any of hundreds of similar sites. What happens when health professionals start to use social networking to connect with patients?
White Coat Black Art - Difficulties Tackling Chronic PainOct 8, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Difficulties Tackling Chronic Pain Audio
White Coat Black Art Difficulties Tackling Chronic Pain Oct 8, 2010 | 27:30This week on White Coat, Black Art - the cruel and invisible puppet-master known as chronic pain. It costs Canadians an estimated 10 billion dollars a year in health care and lost productivity, and yet doctors are still very much playing a guessing game when it comes to how to alleviate it.
White Coat Black Art - When Your Life is Circling the DrainOct 29, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art When Your Life is Circling the Drain Audio
White Coat Black Art When Your Life is Circling the Drain Oct 29, 2010 | 27:30Most of us aren't ready to face or even talk about the end of life. On this episode of White Coat Black Art we come to grips with accepting death and what that means for you.
White Coat Black Art - Caring for the Dying (Extended Residents panel)Dec 23, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Caring for the Dying (Extended Residents panel) Audio
White Coat Black Art Caring for the Dying (Extended Residents panel) Dec 23, 2010 | 27:30Five medical residents speak with Dr. Brian Goldman about learning how to care for patients who are dying. Sometimes these are patients who've been very sick, but sometimes a healthy patient's situation can change unexpectedly for the worse and the responsibility falls to a resident to deliver the news.
White Coat Black Art - How the Healthcare System Treats ObesityDec 23, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art How the Healthcare System Treats Obesity Audio
White Coat Black Art How the Healthcare System Treats Obesity Dec 23, 2010 | 27:30It's taboo these days to discriminate based on the colour of someone's skin, or where they're from, but there's some people we still make fun of with impunity: fat people. And the insensitivity doesn't stop at the hospital door. This week, how the health system treats obesity. From the surgeons who operate, to the doctors who are fat themselves.
White Coat Black Art - Medical Errors with the CPSO's Director of Quality Management and ResearchOct 18, 2010 | 4:28White Coat Black Art Medical Errors with the CPSO's Director of Quality Management and Research Audio
White Coat Black Art Medical Errors with the CPSO's Director of Quality Management and Research Oct 18, 2010 | 4:28Dan Faulkner is the Director of Quality Management and Research with Ontario's College of Physicians and Surgeons.
White Coat Black Art - Sex, Lies, and Medical MistakesOct 22, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Sex, Lies, and Medical Mistakes Audio
White Coat Black Art Sex, Lies, and Medical Mistakes Oct 22, 2010 | 27:30It's called Female Sexual Dysfunction. And according to investigative journalist Ray Moynihan, the so-called disease is largely a creation of drug companies. This week on White Coat, Black Art, Moynihan explains to host Dr. Brian Goldman, what happens when marketing meets medicine. And more highlights from our town hall "To Err is Medicine."
White Coat Black Art - Caring for the Dying (Residents panel)Nov 4, 2010 | 52:34White Coat Black Art Caring for the Dying (Residents panel) Audio
White Coat Black Art Caring for the Dying (Residents panel) Nov 4, 2010 | 52:34Doctors can find it difficult to make the turn from saving patients to helping them die well. Nobody knows that better than residents. Here's the full interview with a remarkable group of residents at McMaster University who spoke to Brian about those moments...and some of the jarring shorthand doctors use to talk about the end of life.
White Coat Black Art - Healthy DesignNov 5, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Healthy Design Audio
White Coat Black Art Healthy Design Nov 5, 2010 | 27:30This week, healthy design. Modern medical gizmos can save lives. But sometimes, they kill. Dr. Brian Goldman demonstrates why a medical gadget used everyday at Canadian hospitals may be too complicated for nurses and doctors to operate. Also on the program an architect takes Brian on a tour of a brand new psychiatric hospital that's trying to strike a balance between hominess for patients and staff security. And a hospital design guru counts the astonishing number of footsteps your average RN takes during a typical shift at work.
White Coat Black Art - The Unmentionables, and Healthy Design (Listener feedback)Nov 26, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art The Unmentionables, and Healthy Design (Listener feedback) Audio
White Coat Black Art The Unmentionables, and Healthy Design (Listener feedback) Nov 26, 2010 | 27:30We all get embarrassed by something, sometime. But when it involves your health, can you drum up the courage to confess it to your doctor? This week on White Coat, Black Art: the embarrassing conditions that stop you from getting help. Anti-depressants? Sexual health? Or what's up with your colon ... we're taking a look.
White Coat Black Art - Realities of a Stressed Healthcare SystemDec 3, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Realities of a Stressed Healthcare System Audio
White Coat Black Art Realities of a Stressed Healthcare System Dec 3, 2010 | 27:30This week we look at health care under pressure. From over crowded ERs, to stressed out health care workers.
White Coat Black Art - Helping Young Patients feel at ease with their TreatmentDec 17, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Helping Young Patients feel at ease with their Treatment Audio
White Coat Black Art Helping Young Patients feel at ease with their Treatment Dec 17, 2010 | 27:30This week a look at how hospitals help young patients feel comfortable in unfamiliar surroundings. We'll meet a therapeutic clown, young members of a hospital children's council, and more.
White Coat Black Art - Undergoing the Zamboni Procedure with Ginger McQueenSep 8, 2010 | 2:07White Coat Black Art Undergoing the Zamboni Procedure with Ginger McQueen Audio
White Coat Black Art Undergoing the Zamboni Procedure with Ginger McQueen Sep 8, 2010 | 2:07Ginger McQueen of Calgary. She had the Zamboni treatment at the Euromed Clinic in Poland in March 2010.

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