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Realities of a Stressed Healthcare System

This week we look at health care under pressure. From over crowded ERs, to stressed out health care workers.

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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 - Lights and Sirens, and Helping the Wounded in HaitiDec 10, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Lights and Sirens, and Helping the Wounded in Haiti Audio
White Coat Black Art Lights and Sirens, and Helping the Wounded in Haiti Dec 10, 2010 | 27:30This week, a look at the call for emergency help from the perspective of those coming to the rescue and those in need. You'll hear what it's like for paramedics to race to a call, and about the difficult life and decisions one trauma surgeon made while helping the wounded in Haiti after the earthquake. All this and more on White Coat, Black Art's "Lights and Sirens" show.
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 - Affects of Noise Pollution on PatientsSep 13, 2010 | 4:20White Coat Black Art Affects of Noise Pollution on Patients Audio
White Coat Black Art Affects of Noise Pollution on Patients Sep 13, 2010 | 4:20Dr. Robert Ulrich explains why hospitals are so noisy and how it affects patient health.
White Coat Black Art - Controversial MS treatmentSep 11, 2010 | 27:50White Coat Black Art Controversial MS treatment Audio
White Coat Black Art Controversial MS treatment Sep 11, 2010 | 27:50On the show this week, we're taking on the Zamboni treatment for Multiple Sclerosis, and the push-back against patient-driven medicine. It's a story that pits patient power against the highly entrenched views of the neurologists who treat MS. The more hype over the procedure, the less those doctors want to have anything to do with it. Are doctors right to argue against spending dollars doing research on an unproven treatment? Or, are they putting their egos in the way of progress?
White Coat Black Art - MD Activism with the Quebec College of PhysiciansSep 29, 2010 | 6:56White Coat Black Art MD Activism with the Quebec College of Physicians Audio
White Coat Black Art MD Activism with the Quebec College of Physicians Sep 29, 2010 | 6:56Yves Lamontagne, the President and CEO of the College of Physicians in Quebec speaking about MD activism.
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 - Realities of Home Care with Rina KransNov 17, 2010 | 3:45White Coat Black Art Realities of Home Care with Rina Krans Audio
White Coat Black Art Realities of Home Care with Rina Krans Nov 17, 2010 | 3:45Rina Krans shares her experiences with "home care" after an operation for breast cancer.
White Coat Black Art - The Unmentionables (Extended interview)Nov 25, 2010 | 2:21White Coat Black Art The Unmentionables (Extended interview) Audio
White Coat Black Art The Unmentionables (Extended interview) Nov 25, 2010 | 2:21Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with two doctors about how to encourage patients to speak openly about embarrassing health problems.
White Coat Black Art - Counseling Stressed Out Healthcare Workers with Francoise MathieuDec 2, 2010 | 4:57White Coat Black Art Counseling Stressed Out Healthcare Workers with Francoise Mathieu Audio
White Coat Black Art Counseling Stressed Out Healthcare Workers with Francoise Mathieu Dec 2, 2010 | 4:57Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with mental health counselor Francoise Mathieu, who counsels health-care workers who are stressed out, over-worked and burned out.
White Coat Black Art - Helping the Wounded in Haiti with Dr. Ofer MerinDec 9, 2010 | 9:47White Coat Black Art Helping the Wounded in Haiti with Dr. Ofer Merin Audio
White Coat Black Art Helping the Wounded in Haiti with Dr. Ofer Merin Dec 9, 2010 | 9:47Trauma surgeon Dr. Ofer Merin speaks with host Dr. Brian Goldman about the difficult choices he needed to make in Haiti, treating the wounded immediately after the earthquake.
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 - 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.

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