Originally posted on CauseHealth: UMC Director Marie Lindquist with Rani Anjum and Elena Rocca. Photo: UMC At 1 October 2018, a new collaborative research project started at NMBU that brings CauseHealth into its second phase; of CauseHealth pharmacovigilance. CauseHealth Pharmacovigilance…
In this blog (and linked article), physiotherapist Matt Low explains how he uses patient narratives, mind-maps and the vector model of causation to help his patients. The result is a person-centered approach that emphasises causal complexity, individual context and the idea that at least some of the causes of pain can be counteracted and thus controlled by the patient. Matt is a collaborator of CauseHealth and this is his second article describing his unique approach to chronic pain.
I was fortunate enough to have been invited by Physio First to contribute to their journal ‘In Touch’ and I chose to write about managing complexity with the different types of ‘evidence’ that we deal with in a healthcare setting.
This is an area of interest for me and I still grapple with many areas of clinical practice. These include balancing the normative and narrative examination, evaluating and weighting the evidence appropriately for the person seeking care in front of me and also reconciling and communicating the reasoning process within a person centred framework. Clearly, this is work in progress and I hope this reflective piece demonstrates a movement in this direction.
I hope this paper is informative and useful in that it shares some of my deliberations, thoughts and perspectives in clinical care.
Epidemiologist Ellie Murray (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) has made this excellent presentation on Twitter where she explains all the main points of our book, Causation – A Very Short Introduction.Continue reading →
This summer I received copies of our new book with Routledge, What Tends to Be. The Philosophy of Dispositional Modality. Besides from looking really cool, this book is the result of many years’ work on developing our theory on tendencies. Continue reading →
Originally posted on CauseHealth: Rani Lill Anjum CauseHealth recently organised a conference in Oxford called The Guidelines Challenge: Philosophy, Practice, Policy. For those who missed the event, podcasts of the talks are available on our YouTube channel, and there is…