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Posts from the ‘Emergency medicine and critical care’ Category

Update on emergency care in South Africa 2017

As part of the EMSSA/ECCSA conference in Sun City we attended an update on where we are with the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) in the Emergency Care field of South Africa. Introducing the topic Michael McCaul (researcher from the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Stellenbosch University) gave us an overview of his research on the…

via An Update on Emergency Care in South Africa — #badEM

INtraosseous access update 2017

The various devices which Tony discusses are: This video shows the rapidity of infusion entering the circulation from a humeral IO. This is the paper mentioned by Tony, which shows the stepwise improvement in mortality amongst combat casualties from military conflict 2003-2012, including the ‘unicorn’ graph: Anatomy of bones and the humerus related to intraosseus access […]

via Episode 23: Intraosseus access — phemcast

How one Las Vegas ED saved lives

the IV fluid with a pH of 5.0 thats called Normal?

PHARM Podcast 183 When to intubate the Hulk

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Bite me

PHARM Podcast 182 Prehospital Ketamine for Profound Agitation

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PHARM Podcast 181 The hot months on the PHARM

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2017 report into ACEM Alleged Exam Prejudice

Release of the College Investigation into ‘Alleged Exam Prejudice’ The Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) published the findings of the Expert Advisory Group (EAG) report yesterday. While the process has taken some time, the terms of reference and externally commissioned reports suggest an attempt at a robust investigation. A media release summarised the findings of Dr Helen […]

via Emergency Exam E.A.G. Report — EmergencyPedia

Outcomes with Oxygen in Suspected Myocardial Infarction

Australia’s emergency medicine college discriminating on race, review says

PHARM Podcast 179 The Australian Snake Bite Project

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PHARM Podcast 178 A POX ON YOUR HOUSE

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More than one-third of emergency doctors face work bullying, harassment, 2017 survey reveals

When “difficult” patients die unexpectedly and what we all learn