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Practical Emergency Airway Management Cadaveric Airway Course

JANUARY 19-20TH 2017 , BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW : HERE!

Course Director – Dr Richard M. Levitan, MD, FACEP, FAAEM Dr. Richard Levitan an emergency physician, researcher, inventor of the Airway Cam direct laryngoscopy video system and the Levitan FPS optical stylet, and is an internationally recognized expert in the area of emergency airway management. Dr. Levitan has been published widely in leading peer-reviewed journals in the field of emergency medicine and related specialties, and has given over 350 invited lectures on airway management around the world.

Course Description: This 2 day cadaveric workshop teaches practical, effective skills and strategies for adult and paediatric intubation that promote patient safety and increase provider confidence. The course combines an enormous amount of airway imaging with cadavers that have been specially prepared to have normal tissue turgor (not embalmed). The net effect is truly unique, visual, and hands-on, real tissue experience.

Topics will include:  Direct Laryngoscopy  Video Laryngoscopy  Fiberoptic Intubation  Nasotracheal Intubation  Paediatric Intubation  Surgical Airways  Rescue Ventilation Devices such as the Laryngeal Mask Airway

Assisting Faculty : Dr Andrew Brainard of TheSharpEnd and Dr Minh Le Cong of The PHARM (this website!)

 

Bayes 2016: A Diagnostic Odyssey — Intensive Care Network

The modern application of Bayes’ theorem in Emergency Medicine The post Bayes 2016: A Diagnostic Odyssey appeared first on Intensive Care Network.

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Surviving Sedation Guidelines 2016 update

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A simpler arterial line setup for prehospital

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#badEM16: Charmaine Cunningham – The gamble: do I pay or do I stay — #badEM

Selling assets in order to pay for care so that your child has a chance of survival should not be a decision that a parent is required to make, and yet often it is…. I’m Charmaine and I’m passionate about access to care. For #badEM16 I combined some of my interests, including the system, how…

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Embodying the Three Rs in Fiji

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Ketamine as effective as IV aminophylline in acute asthma

Ketamine versus aminophylline for acute asthma in children: A randomized, controlled trial

PHARM Podcast 154 There will be blood (Part1)

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Under Pressure – Hitting that Arterial Line — Songs or Stories

It’s been a while since we’ve had a tips and tricks post. Having covered things about peripheral cannulation, thoughts on central lines, insights into bag-mask work and pointers for laryngoscope use it seems like time to get the finger on the pulse. Putting in an arterial cannula can be a pretty tricky exercise. There is more […]

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TEACHING BY HUMILIATION AND BELITTLEMENT. — C-Foam

IS THIS STILL HAPPENING? The BMJ published a quantitative study reviewing medical student teaching experiences. Thankfully there were many examples of positive role models and effective and approachable teachers providing guidance and support. Alarmingly, there were also reports of teaching by humiliation and a hierarchical and competitive atmosphere, particularly during clinical training years. No one…

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#badEM16: Sian Geraty – Too wild, too free, too accustomed to death — #badEM

I’m Sian and I’m an Emergency Medicine registrar in Cape Town, South Africa. I consider myself the luckiest girl in the world to get to do what I love in our incredible country. Here we have the most diverse patients, the craziest stories, the widest range of pathologies, and more opportunities that you can imagine.…

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Disruption, Danger, and Droperidol: Emergency Management of the Agitated Patient — Intensive Care Network

The role of physical and chemical restraints, neuroleptics, benzodiazepines, and ketamine, and the diagnostic and therapeutic priorities for the acute care provider. The post Disruption, Danger, and Droperidol: Emergency Management of the Agitated Patient appeared first on Intensive Care Network.

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Managing Initial Mechanical Ventilation in the Emergency Department by Scott Weingart

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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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patientsafe

Implementing Effective Safety Solutions

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