I have some great news for you all – well those of you who live in Australia anyway. The use of bedside ultrasound has revolutionised the way I practice over the last 10 years. Sonography allows us to provide faster, safer and more timely care. This is especially true in remote and rural locations where…
Posts from the ‘Rural medicine’ Category
For those interested in Rural Generalist Training but who are not already part of the pathway. Please note that positions in Cairns cannot be guaranteed at present. RGT Postgraduate Entry
Name Merrilee Frankish Speciality Rural Generalist, Procedural Obstetrics, General Practitioner How did you get to where you are? After completing high school in a small western town, I graduated 30 years ago from Queensland University and was bonded for five years. I had completed a bachelor of medical science in Papua New Guinea.…
Rural trauma – a high-speed vehicle roll over, a farming accident with a chainsaw, a gas BBQ explosion at the family picnic. These are all scenarios that may affect individuals & families…and the rural community. Occasionally a multi-agency event such as a bushfire, extreme weather event or other natural disaster will cause traumatic injuries and…
Kornhall's discusses the cause of an avalanche, the Avalanche Survival Curve and what this means in relation to reducing avalanche deaths, current statistics and avalanche pre-hospital medicine. The post AVALANCHE! – Daniel Kornhall appeared first on Intensive Care Network.
There’s a lovely initiative kicking off in the Broome Hospital this year, thanks to my colleague Dr Casey Parker of BroomeDocs. Have a read of Casey’s latest blog post yourself – the premise is simple – to ensure that junior trainees follow through their patients from admission to ward, not just in terms of their […]