Cold Card — Adventure Medic

The Wilderness Medical Society have published a free ‘cut out and keep’-style double sided card, summarising the key elements of hypothermia evaluation and field care for laypersons, trained rescuers and first responders. The full text paper explains its design and evolution, alongside high-resolution printable images of the card. We thought the card might be usefully… via… Continue Reading


Human Factors in Anaphylaxis!

The first of the Perioperative Anaphylaxis symposium lectures to go online.Here the brilliant @obidoc talking about Human Factors in periop anaphylaxis. For a novice like me – intriguing. #Frankland18@hypoxicchicken @markbkenny @doctimcookhttps://t.co/Kkb01lgHc9 via @YouTube — Sophie Farooque (@LondonAllergy) December 3, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js


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


Tips for FOAMed groups based in High Income Countries to help become Freely ACCESSIBLE Medical Education (FAME) — #badEM

The below are some random thoughts extracted from my talk at AfCEM 2018 Conference: Appropriateness: Don’t forget your audience is worldwide not all in the same healthcare context as you – think about your influence. Sometimes flippant comments/assumptions are made by authors that when read by a clinician from low resource context, renders them despondent… via… Continue Reading