STOP CHILD DETENTION NOW!

We are down to 50 kids on #Nauru! Let's keep the pressure up people. We cannot stop calling, tweeting, speaking up, pressuring your local MP, calling talk back, asking your place of worship, union or workplace to take a stand now! Lets get the job done, get all #KidsOffNauru. pic.twitter.com/1dIydg0hkd — Kon Karapanagiotidis (@Kon__K) OctoberContinue reading “STOP CHILD DETENTION NOW!”

The cruel price of stopping the boats

Australia's immigration policy violates UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. A powerful editorial from Prof David Isaacs & @GillianTriggshttps://t.co/gxrOxs9T1r#JPCHFreeAccess #auspoll #detentionharmschildren @Drs4Refugees @smh @ConversationAU @RichardDiNatale pic.twitter.com/7SVpqOCyXF — JPCH (@JPCHonline) August 24, 2018

Tetralogy of Fallot explained!

#TetralogyOfFallot is a combination of four congenital abnormalities. Dr. Peter Lang from @BostonChildrens gives a fantastic whiteboard-style lecture on the complex anatomy and pathophysiology of Tetralogy of Fallot. https://t.co/PgLhe5jbio #PedsICU #Cardiac #Heart #Pediatrics — OPENPediatrics (@OPENPediatrics) August 22, 2018

Outback school looking for some help please!

Can you help remote Aboriginal community East Arnhem Land? needs clothes & toys for little ones. Hoping to make significant changes give kids more educational opportunities. Please send to: NUMBULWAR SCHOOL C/O Lauren Zahoran PMB 68, Via Winnellie Northern Territory, 0822. — Cherisse Buzzacott (@sistercherisse) August 15, 2018

The Kids airway

IntroductionWelcome to one of the newest additions to Taming the SRU, a monthly installment of Air Care topics and pointers. Monthly posts will fall under one of four categories:Core Content: includes key knowledge all flight providers should know”Thoughts from the Front Lines” (TFTFL): interviews with experts in the field of flight med”How on Earth do… viaContinue reading “The Kids airway”

Paediatrics in South Africa

https://player.vimeo.com/video/248696555 This talk was recorded live on the first day at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out on 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself at http://www.dftb18.com. Kat Evans is an emergency physician working in Mitchell Plains in…Continue reading “Paediatrics in South Africa”

Unanticipated difficult airway management in children – Open Access article 2018

Unanticipated difficult airway management in children — the consensus statement of the Paediatric Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Section and the Airway Management Section of the Polish Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy

Dr Andrew Weatherall was asked to do a talk

Dr Andrew Weatherall was asked to do a talk covering things from the parent’s perspective when it’s time for bad news. Here is the bibliography. Although often I’d produce the whole talk as a post, I think the crew at Don’t Forget the Bubbles are planning on releasing a recorded version of the talk atContinue reading “Dr Andrew Weatherall was asked to do a talk”

Just a little prick

Putting a cannula in kids can be… well, an experience. Dr Andrew Weatherall has a collection of tips and tricks that might just be useful. Cannulas. Little people. Not always a match made in heaven. At the joint I work doing kids’ anaesthesia, we often note that they are the great leveller because it […] viaContinue reading “Just a little prick”

Paediatric Retrieval

When I’m not working in the emergency department, playing with my children or doing DFTB ‘stuff’ I work for the state retrieval service. As the name Adult Retrieval Victoria implies I spend my time moving and coordinating the movement of critically ill or injured adults around the state. There is a dearth of retrieval textbooks… viaContinue reading “Paediatric Retrieval”