Paediatrics in South Africa

This talk was recorded live on the first day at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out on 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself at http://www.dftb18.com. Kat Evans is an emergency physician working in Mitchell Plains in… via… Continue Reading


Hand overs

From Our Friends – JoziEM New post released on Hand-overs Read it now: https://joziem.co.za/2017/04/17/hand-overs/ The post [From Our Friends] Hand-Overs appeared first on #badEM. via [From Our Friends] Hand-Overs — #badEM


Emergency medicine : you’re doing it wrong!

Emergency Medicine: You’re Doing It Wrong Julian (@EMedic6) Brings you down to reality…. REMEMBER We are in AFRICA Entering the era of #MacDonaldsMedicine are we still doing things the right way or have we not not been able to keep up with the needs of our patients. Can we expect the lay-person to understand what… via… Continue Reading


Interview with the Author: AfJEM: Michael McCaul on South African pre-hospital guidelines — #badEM

Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Michael McCaul regarding his newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 3 entitled: “South African Pre-hospital practice guidelines: Report on progress & way forward” by Michael McCaul, Ben de Waal, Peter Hodkinson & Karen Grimmer Link to open access article: Click here Corresponding author email:… Continue Reading


Interview with the author: Greg Bell on his recent AfJEM publication on POCUS training in Kenya — #badEM

Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Greg Bell regarding his newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 3 entitled: “A pilot training program for point-of-care ultrasound in Kenya” by Greg Bell, Benjamin Wachira, Gerene Denning Link to open access article: Click here Corresponding author email: gerene-denning@uiowa.edu Authors’ twitter handles @GreggerEE &… Continue Reading


#badEM16 free Emergency Medicine Symposium — #badEM

http://www.badem.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Time-Lapse.mp4 Over the next few months we will be releasing the presentations as blogposts with summaries, videos, podcasts and infographics! Keep scrolling down for links all the talks! Did you attend badEM16? Download your CPD certificate HERE Please take a minute to complete our feedback form – we would love to hear… via #badEM16 free Emergency… Continue Reading


JellyBean 044 with Kat Evans and BADEM — LITFL: Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F276269206&visual=true&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false Jellybean Two for One Deal. @Kat__Evans shares two interesting stories; #FOAMed in the resource poor world and the BADEM website a very personal story about what happens when your mum gets “proper sick” on the other side of the world. (I know I have had to think about that. Maybe you have too?) It turns…… Continue Reading


Baring all: Being vulnerable

Tweet As a young man, I have always tried to be the one in charge. I have always wanted to be the smartest, strongest & right – I always wanted to be right.  For the longest time, I have been that guy, not exposing my weaknesses, not exposing my uncertainties. I’m supposed to always know…… Continue Reading