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PHARM Podcast 179 The Australian Snake Bite Project

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North Australian stuff that can kill & maim you

This is the vodcast version of a talk I am giving at the Australian College of Dermatology meeting next week. Why am I speaking at a Derm conference? Who knows! My knowledge of skin is superficial at best…. Anyway they wanted to know about things that might kill you in Broome… so humans aside, these…

via Northern Nautical Nasties — Broome Docs

Outback tales from my neck of the woods

Sick kids. It is the pits isn’t it, so scary. I mean, I get worried (and totally freak out) when a jackaroo comes to me with a cut on his eyebrow that needs stitches (may or may not have happened last week) so can you imagine how much it worries me when one of my…

via What happens when your six year old gets sick and town is 5 hours away — Miss Chardy

Rural physicians’ scope of practice on remote islands: A case report of severe pneumonia that required overnight artificial airway management

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Make your mark on the world

Be a Better Doctor – Rural Generalism testimonial

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Outback Toasties recipes

A favourite smoko recipe is Robyn Jenkinson’s Toasties. Robyn was a long time cook on a station up here. An amazing lady who usually cooked for around 25 people each day. Many of the recipes in my trusty cookbook are from Robyn and she gave me so many tips over the years. Sadly Robyn passed…

via Savoury Smoko Recipe: Toasties — Miss Chardy

Taking ultrasound to remote communities

She doesnt want a Nespresso for Christmas

The End of the Road — Adventure Medic

Dr Anne Brants / Emergency Physician, Netherlands Dr Isla Madeleine Wormald / ACCS Trainee, UK This article is a brilliant reminder of why expeditions are such a challenging and interesting setting in which to practice medicine. Anna and Isla have done a great job of summarising the lessons to be learned, many of which will ring true to first-time and…

via The End of the Road — Adventure Medic

A message for all rural people as climate warms

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Embodying the Three Rs in Fiji

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The Remote Bad Stuff — The Collective

Last time Jodie Martin, Flight Nurse extraordinaire dropped by she shared one of our most popular posts ever. Jodie returns with a little on the Top End experience of sepsis. Time for a look at some remote medicine again. CareFlight provides the aeromedical service for the top half of the Northern Territory (NT) in Australia. […]

via The Remote Bad Stuff — The Collective

Want to Become an Sono Star? — Broome Docs

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…

via Want to Become an Sono Star? — Broome Docs