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The Medical Field Must Stop Being Silent On Physician Sex Abuse

Procedural sedation pearls: Ketamine — Don’t Forget the Bubbles

You can keep staring at the 3 year old’s deep eyebrow laceration, desperate to glue it, but you know it needs to be sutured. Now what? Injured or distressed children present us with difficulties in the emergency department. Children experience a more intense physical and emotional reaction to painful or threatening procedures than adults.…

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Prehospital Ketamine for chemical restraint : A review



We have been concerned about hyperoxaemia for a long time. Numerous studies have documented how supranormal O2-concentrations are harmfull in critical illness. Unfortunately, as far as I can tell anyway, ICU practice hasn’t changed much. We deal with hypoxia straight away, but otherwise we leave … Continue reading →


2015 PHARM Review

Northern Ireland politician backs experts’ call for HEMS doctors


Open Letter to Minister of Health, Mrs. Michelle O’Neill MLA, Northern Ireland Executive

Tweet to @moneillsf to petition support for John’s dream of an air ambulance for Northern Ireland with a specialist doctor and paramedic crew model.

Lights Camera Action: Redirecting Videolaryngoscopy (Guest Post) — EMCrit

Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, & the Cochrane review of videolaryngoscopy EMCrit by Guest Author.

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Turkish EM RCT shows CMAC no better than DL : Back to the Future!

Comparison of the C-MAC video laryngoscope to the Macintosh laryngoscope for intubation of blunt trauma patients in the ED

Turkish #FOAMEd !

Social media, FOAMed in medical education and knowledge sharing: Local experiences with international perspective

Help a Malawi Hospital please


#badEM16: Charmaine Cunningham – The gamble: do I pay or do I stay — #badEM

Selling assets in order to pay for care so that your child has a chance of survival should not be a decision that a parent is required to make, and yet often it is…. I’m Charmaine and I’m passionate about access to care. For #badEM16 I combined some of my interests, including the system, how…

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8. Complexity — patientsafe

Recently a tragic mix up where oxygen tubing was connected to a urinary catheter resulted in the death of ex-Socceroo Steve Herczeg (see here). ‘How can anyone make this mistake?’ Unfortunately events like this occur regularly – we often only here of them via the media – our error report systems lacking transparency (see here). […]

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Mobile stroke ambulances for Chicago


MacGyver would be proud! Ingenius nasal airway setup



Implementing Effective Safety Solutions

Emergency Medicine Literature of Note

In memory of Dr John Hinds


Medical education in the tropics

Rural General Practice

Thoughts and experiences on the journey to enlightenment



EM in Focus

time to get focused on your patients.


The ACEM Fellowship Exam Resource

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

In memory of Dr John Hinds


"Live as if you will die tomorrow; Learn as if you will live forever"

Songs or Stories

Sharing the Science and Art of Paediatric Anaesthesia


In memory of Dr John Hinds

Liz Crowe

Wellbeing Counsellor and Educator


In memory of Dr John Hinds

EM Basic

Your Boot Camp Guide to Emergency Medicine

Medical Admission Note

In memory of Dr John Hinds


Ramblings from a gasdoc with interests in #anaesthesia, #intensivecare, #echo, #PHEM and #FOAM

pulmcrit – EMCrit

In memory of Dr John Hinds

Miss Chardy

Laughter in the Outback

The Collective

A Hive Mind for Prehospital and Retrieval Med

Bits & Bumps

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Podcast


A Free Open Access Medical Education Emergency Medicine Core Content Mash Up

Adventure Medic

Just another site


Or "How I'm Learning to Stop Worrying and Love Emergency Medicine"


A great site

Genevieve's anthology

Writings to amuse, teach, inspire and entertain.

JR Paramedic

In memory of Dr John Hinds

Monash Anaesthesia

In memory of Dr John Hinds


A topnotch site


Bringing the boring to emergency medicine


Navigating resuscitation

Doctor's bag

by Dr Edwin Kruys

EM nerd

In memory of Dr John Hinds

The Chart Review

In memory of Dr John Hinds

ETM Course

Emergency Trauma Management Course

The Doctor's Dilemma

Modern Medical Musings from Dr Marlene Pearce

Sim and Choppers

A blog combining medical education, simulation and helicopter retrieval medicine


Reflections of a Rural GP

Auckland HEMS

Unofficial site for prehospital care providers of the Auckland HEMS service

Rural Doctors Net

useful resources for rural clinicians

expensive care

end of life, ethics and communication in critical care

Nomadic GP

Adventures of a Rural Locum


Free Open Access Medical Education for Paramedics

Not just a GP

Why GP is the greatest job in the world

the short coat

In memory of Dr John Hinds


Bringing the Boring to EM