Desert Medicine in Namibia, 2018 — Adventure Medic

Dr Hannah Schneiders / Clinical teaching fellow (PGY5) / Great Western Hospital Hannah Schneiders recounts her experience on expedition to the Namibian desert with Exile Medics. Here she reflects on a week of desert survival skills and what she has applied in expedition medicine and medical education since. Exile medics provide multidisciplinary medical cover for… DesertContinue reading “Desert Medicine in Namibia, 2018 — Adventure Medic”

Why the world’s pandemic response needs more female voices | InSight+

Women are more likely to take COVID-19 seriously — and more likely to comply with public health recommendations like mask wearing and social distancing. — Read on insightplus.mja.com.au/2021/4/why-the-worlds-pandemic-response-needs-more-female-voices/

The myth of ‘good Covid vaccines’ and ‘bad Covid vaccines’

Experts fear false narratives about vaccines could slow down the task of inoculating people and create other problems in the future. — Read on http://www.statnews.com/2021/02/17/the-myth-of-good-and-bad-covid-vaccines-why-false-perceptions-overlook-facts-and-could-breed-resentment/

Post-Traumatic Growth: Finding Meaning and Creativity in Adversity – Scientific American Blog Network

Post-Traumatic Growth: Finding Meaning and Creativity in Adversity – Scientific American Blog Network — Read on blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/post-traumatic-growth-finding-meaning-and-creativity-in-adversity/

Collective aeromedical transport of COVID-19 critically ill patients in Europe: A retrospective study – ScienceDirect

Collective aeromedical transport of COVID-19 critically ill patients in Europe: A retrospective study – ScienceDirect — Read on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352556820302721

CHALLENGES OF COVID-19 AEROMEDICAL RETRIEVAL: LESSONS LEARNT FROM CONDUCTING AEROMEDICAL TRANSFERS DURING A PANDEMIC

CHALLENGES OF COVID-19 AEROMEDICAL RETRIEVAL: LESSONS LEARNT FROM CONDUCTING AEROMEDICAL TRANSFERS DURING A PANDEMIC — Read on http://www.exeley.com/journal_australiasian_society_aerospace_medicine/doi/10.21307/asam-2020-003

Herd immunity is the end game for the pandemic, but the AstraZeneca vaccine won’t get us there

Herd immunity is the end game for the pandemic, but the AstraZeneca vaccine won’t get us there — Read on theconversation.com/amp/herd-immunity-is-the-end-game-for-the-pandemic-but-the-astrazeneca-vaccine-wont-get-us-there-155115

Small holes make for big problems in pandemic Australia

Little things matter a lot in managing COVID-19. So why isn’t Australia’s hotel quarantine system focused on extra-easy precautions like the use of N95 masks for all hotel workers? — Read on http://www.afr.com/policy/health-and-education/small-holes-make-for-big-problems-in-pandemic-australia-20210214-p572d7

Australia’s top infectious diseases expert Nick Coatsworth forced to defend policy and AstraZeneca vaccine on Q+A – ABC News

Australia’s top infectious diseases expert Nick Coatsworth forced to defend policy and AstraZeneca vaccine on Q+A – ABC News — Read on amp.abc.net.au/article/13146572