Category: humanities

Resident burnout. Or is it just smoldering?

Today’s episode is not about patients. It’s about providers. The physicians, the nurses, advanced practitioners, and other healthcare personnel whose needs and emotions are largely ignored. Because it’s hard to put your needs first...

Evil spirits in your head

While the ancient technique of trepanation may seem crude, based on mankind’s historically limited understanding of neurology, health, and not to mention, sterile technique, this type of brain surgery happens to be one of...

The “I Wonder” series

Most of the episodes produced on BrainWaves have something to do with neurology or medicine or stroke–which is my favorite subject. But sometimes we derail into segues on the history medicine and other disciplines...