There and Back Again: An Emergency Medicine Elective in New Zealand — Adventure Medic

Dr Emily Watts / Foundation Doctor / Chesterfield Emily is an FY1 doctor in Chesterfield, after graduating from Nottingham Medical School in 2017. She spent her final weeks of medical school on elective in Rotorua, working in their Emergency Department (ED) and taking advantage of New Zealand’s rich culture and great outdoors. Aotearoa Aotearoa, the… via… Continue Reading

Air Care Series: Burns Management — Taming the SRU

History of Present IllnessAir Care 1 is dispatched for a scene flight involving a young male patient with extensive thermal burn injuries. In addition to his severe burns, the patient was reportedly hypoxic on a non-rebreather mask and tachycardic. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) at the scene reports that there are no known traumatic injuries. The… via… Continue Reading

COMM CHECK: Sterile Cockpit — EMCrit Project

Post is coauthored by Ashley Keiler-Green MD, EM/Critical Care Attending, University of New Mexico School of Medicine This post is part of the COMM CHECK series on communication during resuscitation. Silence is a source of great strength -Lao Tzu The Sterile Cockpit Communication is a key aspect of safe and efficient task execution in all high-risk…… Continue Reading