Archives for January 2013

post

Broome Docs is on a holiday

Work-life balance.  It is crucial to keep one’s head in the right place and to keep going for longer into the future. Thus I am going on a short break to (not so sunny) but beautiful New Zealand.  Broome Docs is going on holidays for a few weeks whilst I hike, ride, bungee and drink […]

post

Broome Docs Podcast 010: Suicide Assessment with Dr Rob Orman

Back in July I wrote a bit of a long rant titled: “On Evidence, Education, Errors, Ego and Expert Intuition” in which I tried to outline my approach to clinical decision-making, the use of evidence and the role of simple safety principles when we are dealing with high-risk clinical scenarios.  As I was writing this I […]

post

Clinical Case 078: bewildering blisters, vexing vesicles?

OK, is been a while since we did a simple case – too much podcasting lately.  This one is a quick spot diagnosis.  If you do a bit of Paeds it is not tricky – hover this diagnosis seems to stump even our smartest JMOs when they first venture into Paeds practice (yes, you know […]

post

Broome Docs Vodcast 009: Airway 101 with Drs Tim Leeuwenberg and Jamie Doube

I recently caught up with my S.A. mate Dr Tim Leeuwenberg (KI-Docs.com) who is the Prof. of all things airway in the GP realm.  Tim has recently published an audit of Aussie rural GPs and their access to airway gear, knowledge and practice when it come to emergency airway management. Tim is a really clear […]

post

Broome Docs Podcast 008: Earache in kids with Dr Dave Forster

Yes it is time for another Broome Docs podcast! Once again I spoke with Dr Dave Forster about one of his pet topics:  earache in kids. This is a super-common presentation and one that can be a bit confusing.  In this podcast we talk about the differentiation of otitis externa from media, analgesia strategies and […]