Archives for November 2012

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Clinical Case 076: post, post-ictal?

This case asks a question to which I do not know the answer.  I am not sure there is an answer – so I am putting it out there for you all to “crowd source” some enlightenment. 49 yo man with a history of an acquired brain injury and subsequent seizure disorder – he has […]

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Hypercalcemia in a nutshell

Have seen a few patients with hypercalcemia recently and it has gotten me thinking.   It is one of those areas of medicine where the complex endocrine physiology and diseases can seem a bit overwhelming.  When we approach it in a practical sense it is much simpler than the head-spinning Med school lectures left us […]

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Clinical Case 074: the discussion

Last week Clinical case 074 got a few people talking, so I thought it would be nice to do a google Hangout to throw a few ideas around for all to share. Here is the video of the session with myself, Minh Le COng and Kane Guthrie. Enjoy.

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2-minute Ultrasound for pneumothorax

You might be aware that the boys over at Ultrasound Podcast have developed an app called “1-Minute US”. It is pretty cool, but lets face it – 1 minute, it’s a bit tacky.  I know that Broome docs readers are really much more sophisticated than that, so I have produced a whole new concept : […]

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Clinical Case 075: a CTG, a VE and a distant ECHO

This is a rare case.  One where I was at a bit of a loss as to which was the best option.  So keen to get your input! A 23 yo. woman G?1, P0  – was flown in from a remote community in “threatened premature labour”, she was estimated to be about 34 weeks (but […]