CRANAplus Conference 2011

This year, the CRANAplus annual conference will be held in Perth.  I submitted a paper “Dealing with uncertainty in clinical practice” which was held in reserve as the organizing committee had more papers than they needed.  This was a good thing, as it wasn’t too long ago that CRANAplus struggled to get enough papers toContinue reading “CRANAplus Conference 2011”

Hiking on Fraser Island – Day 1

In early July 2011, I spent 5 days hiking on Fraser Island accompanied by two of my three daughters.  Laura (15) and Claire (11) donned their backpacks and camping gear for our first major hiking trip together. In April, we hiked two sections of the Larapinta Trail near Alice Springs as a warm-up, but thisContinue reading “Hiking on Fraser Island – Day 1”

Dealing with uncertainty

I have recently become interested in the concept of uncertainty, particularly as it relates to remote clinical practice.  Uncertainty is a normal part of human existence, and very often it is an uncomfortable part.  People tend to try to minimise uncertainty, to reduce the discomfort it causes.  This occurs in a number of ways, andContinue reading “Dealing with uncertainty”