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#IamHadiza: GPs share stories of when it could have been them


I think we have all [ myself included ] been mistaken by the white noise of systemic failures. Actually, DR BG did nothing wrong in her timeline. It was perfect treatment. She diagnosed Dehydration due to V+D, causing AKI in a child with cardiac dysfunction on an ACEI, which drug seriously messes up the blood tests.She gave fluids and O2. A PERFECT diagnosis in the situation. V+D is 1000sX more common due to a bowel infection than Sepsis. When she saw the XR she gave antibiotics. Jack got better. What did she do that was so wrong ? What medical mistake did she make in spite of all the systemic failings ? Admittedly, she could have seen the XR sooner. But she was elsewhere dealing with many other sick children without a break. She would have to be in 2 or 3 places at the same time. But that is what the NHS expects of you when you go to work, to cover 3/4/5 other doctors and be in several places at the same time. That is what the Medical experts [ our so called colleagues] expect as well to bi/trilocate. We are now considered ' terribly bad' doctors if we are just human and can only be at one place at one given time.

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02 Mar 2018

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