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Asthma for Ambos — Don’t Forget the Bubbles

Tonight I had the privilege to talk to the team at the Werribee branch of Ambulance Victoria. I was given the brief to talk on something to do with paediatric respiratory problems and I thought I would focus on one of their most common presentations – asthma. Asthma is such a common condition, affecting one…

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[HFNO] High Flow Nasal Oxygen – How & When It Works?

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Emergency Medicine specialists in Africa

Tweet Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Crystal Bae regarding her newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 2 entitled: “Professional needs of young Emergency Medicine specialists in Africa: Results of a South Africa, Ethiopia, Tanzania & Ghana survey” Original Research by Crystal Bae, Heike Geduld, Lee A. Wallis, De Villiers Smit, Teri…

via Interview with the Author: AfJEM: Professional needs of young Emergency Medicine specialists in Africa: Results of a South Africa, Ethiopia, Tanzania & Ghana survey — #badEM

Lining It All Up — Songs or Stories

It’s been a while since a collected tips and tricks post. Previously we’ve had posts on cannulation, bag-mask technique and laryngoscopy. Time to get back to vessels and some odds and ends on central lines. Anaesthetists are skilled at many things. Airways. Making scrubs look fashionable. Or deliberately unfashionable. Even making small talk. Sometimes without the aid […]

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Still Meandering Towards Apneic Oxygenation — Emergency Medicine Literature of Note

The use of apneic oxygenation – so-called NODESAT – has been gaining rapidly in popularity. Curiously enough, however, its continued promotion occurs in the absence of high-quality evidence for benefit.This most recent study is a prospective, observational evaluation of two years’ worth of intubation procedural outcomes. Patients receiving passive oxygenation during intubation were compared with…

via Still Meandering Towards Apneic Oxygenation — Emergency Medicine Literature of Note

Peds Pearls “The Book” giveaway competition

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“The battlefield has been brought to our community”

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Medical Dispatch (A despatch from #SMACCDUB)

 

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Spring Seminar Goes to Noosa! — LITFL: Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog

The Spring Seminar on Emergency Medicine is going to Noosa in September 2016! In case you haven’t been to an SSEM before – this is a boutique Australasian emergency conference run by a not-for-profit organisation. It is squarely aimed at EM clinicans who like to get their hands dirty. The emphasis is on practical…

via Spring Seminar Goes to Noosa! — LITFL: Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog

Old School Resucitationist!

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Acute Behavioural Disturbance — St.Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn's – Meducation in Virchester #FOAMed A 31 year old gentleman is wheeled into your resuscitation room by two paramedics and four police officers. You were pre-alerted five minutes ago that you would be receiving an agitated man who was found in the street acting aggressively. The police tell you they found evidence of cocaine use.…

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A Bundle for TBI

Not that long ago Dr Alan Garner described the process for developing Carebundles as part of trying to deliver the best care and measure it at the same time. Here’s the first of the follow-up posts: on TBI. The isolated severe traumatic brain injury bundle As a follow up to our blog about Carebundles and their general […]

http://careflightcollective.com/2016/05/17/a-bundle-for-tbi/

Where are you putting that Mars Bar?

I saw a recent suggestion that rectal administration of a chocolate bar could be used to reverse hypoglycaemia in a patient who was unable to take anything orally. This led to a range of comments from colleagues mostly of surprise. There were the suggestions that maybe a Poly Woffle has a better likeness to a […]

https://rain0021.wordpress.com/2016/04/27/where-are-you-putting-that-mars-bar/

The Resuscitationist Mindset: Bread Baking and OODA Loops – Scott Weingart

Scott Weingart’s lecture at SMACC-Chicago was on OODA loops and the supremacy of System I for resuscitation The post The Resuscitationist Mindset: Bread Baking and OODA Loops – Scott Weingart appeared first on Intensive Care Network.

http://intensivecarenetwork.com/resuscitationist-mindset-bread-baking-ooda-loops-scott-weingart/

#ICEM2016 The modern management of recent onset AF in the ER by Dr Ian Stiell

Emergency Medicine Literature of Note

In memory of Dr John Hinds

C-Foam

Medical education in the tropics

Rural General Practice

Thoughts and experiences on the journey to enlightenment

phemcast

A UK PREHOSPITAL PODCAST

EM in Focus

time to get focused on your patients.

EDExam

The ACEM Fellowship Exam Resource

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

In memory of Dr John Hinds

airwayNautics

"Live as if you will die tomorrow; Learn as if you will live forever"

Songs or Stories

Sharing the Science and Art of Paediatric Anaesthesia

IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

In memory of Dr John Hinds

Liz Crowe

Wellbeing Counsellor and Educator

#badEM

In memory of Dr John Hinds

EM Basic

Your Boot Camp Guide to Emergency Medicine

Medical Admission Note

In memory of Dr John Hinds

gasdoc2857

Ramblings from a gasdoc with interests in #anaesthesia, #intensivecare, #echo, #PHEM and #FOAM

pulmcrit – EMCrit

In memory of Dr John Hinds

Miss Chardy

Laughter in the Outback

The Collective

A Hive Mind for Prehospital and Retrieval Med

Bits & Bumps

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Podcast

FOAMcast

A Free Open Access Medical Education Emergency Medicine Core Content Mash Up

Adventure Medic

Just another WordPress.com site

DrGDH

Or "How I'm Learning to Stop Worrying and Love Emergency Medicine"

rain0021

A great WordPress.com site

Genevieve's anthology

Writings to amuse, teach, inspire and entertain.

JR Paramedic

In memory of Dr John Hinds

Monash Anaesthesia

In memory of Dr John Hinds

Keeweedoc

A topnotch WordPress.com site

BoringEM

Bringing the boring to emergency medicine

resusNautics

Navigating resuscitation

Doctor's bag

by Dr Edwin Kruys

EM nerd

In memory of Dr John Hinds

The Chart Review

In memory of Dr John Hinds

ETM Course

Emergency Trauma Management Course

The Doctor's Dilemma

Modern Medical Musings from Dr Marlene Pearce

Sim and Choppers

A blog combining medical education, simulation and helicopter retrieval medicine

GreenGP

Reflections of a Rural GP

Auckland HEMS

Unofficial site for prehospital care providers of the Auckland HEMS service

Rural Doctors Net

useful resources for rural clinicians

expensive care

end of life, ethics and communication in critical care

Nomadic GP

Adventures of a Rural Locum

AmboFOAM

Free Open Access Medical Education for Paramedics

Not just a GP

Why GP is the greatest job in the world

the short coat

In memory of Dr John Hinds

BoringEM

Bringing the Boring to EM

When your shift turns to shit? Keep moving, keep caring!

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