Rural anaesthesia journal club!

This is the second installment of the Rural Anaesthesia Down Under (RADU) Journal Club. In this episode, I am joined by Drs Alex Harris and Melanie Little – both local, fellow Broome GP Anaesthetists. We got together and had a chat about 5 papers covering 4 topics: Perioperative anaphylaxis (the NAP6 Audit) Dose adjustment for spinal…… Continue Reading

Rural and remote Health online website launch!

The RRH online website launch will be starting this time tomorrow! Don't miss Dr Minh Le Cong and all of our other fabulous speakers! Sign up now at … #ruralhealth #meded @ketaminh — Rural&Remote Health (@rrh_journal) April 27, 2018

Surgery in Nepal

Philippa Hardy / ED Locum Doctor / UK Philippa Hardy is the author of website Escape Medic and is currently working as a locum in ED in preparation for a summer of expeditions. In 2016, she travelled to Nepal, spending time alongside Professors Upendra Devkota and Henry Marsh at the National Institute of Neurological and… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

24hrs OnCall Doctor in Torres Strait

24 Hours as the On-call Doctor in the Torres Strait by Dr Jen Wharton #islanddocs #FOAMed #FOAM4GPping @broomedocs @AaronHollins @KangarooBeach @nomadicgp @WhitGP @ketaminh @sandi_dawson @Dr_Hempenstall @Dr_Polarbird @Fly_texan @GPDUteam @ACRRM — Alex Hofer (@doc_hof) March 22, 2018

Managing trauma in rural and remote communities

Nice 7min vid: "Managing Trauma in the Community" by @Sunnybrook @SickKidsNews @StMikesHospital and via @ElaineBlau. Pearls: Think TXA & blood early, simplify RSI (ketamine,roc), FAST, manage pain, &more. Worth a watch! @OntarioCollege @SRPCanada @thenosm — Dr. Sarah Newbery (@snewbery1) March 9, 2018

Outback nurse lyses own STEMI!!

What would Mick Dundee do? Self-Management of an Inferior ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction | NEJM — andy johnston (@armycritcare) March 7, 2018 The nurse who treated his own heart attack via @RadioNational — Minh Le Cong (@ketaminh) March 31, 2018

The Collingrove agreement

The Collingrove Agreement: @ACRRM and @RACGP supporting the development of the National Rural Generalist Pathway with @PaulWorleySA. — Michelle Hannan (@wilgamed) February 9, 2018