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Posts from the ‘Rural medicine’ Category

Medical simulation on a budget!

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PHARM Podcast 194 The State of High Threat Medicine in Australia with Matt Pepper

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Oh you’re poison

Venomous snake experts from The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine are helping the Natural History Museum in London put on a exhibition about venomous creatures from around the globe. The exhibition is called Venom: Kill and Cure and will be on show at the Natural History Museum, London, until 13th May. At up to 3…

via Why venom isn’t all bad. — Adventure Medic

Flying Death Adder!

Note: The purpose of this site if to provide free open access medical education (FOAMed) in the context of rural and remote health. Though all stories have been inspired by real cases, all identifying details such as names, ages, locations and background descriptions have been thoroughly changed to ensure the absolute privacy of the patients,…

via The Flying Death Adder — Island Docs

24hrs OnCall Doctor in Torres Strait

PHARM Podcast 190 Never Alone – a tribute to nurses in prehospital

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Royal Flying Doctor Service 90th Birthday 2018

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Outback nurse lyses own STEMI!!

Never alone : Gayle Woodford’s legacy to remote area nurses

Resilience in the fight against Ebola

Samantha Roper / Paediatric Registrar / UK, Bangladesh & Syria Dr Samantha Roper is a British doctor with a passion for humanitarian work, who deployed to West Africa during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. She was one of the doctors in charge of Save The Children’s Ebola Treatment Centre in Kerry Town, and subsequently returned to…

via The fight against ebola & the power of resilience — Adventure Medic

Snake bite!

We’ve had a spate of snake bites on Kangaroo Island over the holiday period. So I thought it would be worth reviewing snake bite management. Not least because I’ve had some sensible suggestions from my colleagues at Raptor Domain / KI Birds of Prey who run South Australias only ‘in-flight’ bird display AND offer a…

via Snake Bite in Rural Hospital — KI Doc

The Collingrove agreement

Realities of Outback flying

A new career in the sky and Outback in 2018? Why not?

Remote nurse does self thrombolysis for STEMI!