Archives for March 2013

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Lessons Hard Learned – Episode 2

Gday, This is the second episode of “Lessons Hard Learned”.  This one is a little different.  When I put out the call for readers to tell how they have learned valuable lessons from their practice the hard way I got a lot of responses. One letter was really powerful – because it was from a […]

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Mental Health Assessment in the ED by Dr Andrew Webster

Assessing the mental health patient in ED First of all, forget about ‘medical clearance’ of mental health patients – this terminology misses the point of the ED assessment of MH patients – after all, true medical clearance of ANY patient, let alone a MH patient ,is probably impossible. Really what we are aiming to do […]

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5 Quick Tox Cases – Dr Bryan Hayes gives the answers

Last week I put up a series of 5 quick tox cases for you all to ponder. In case you missed it – it is HERE And you all gave great answers.  In there amongst the commenters was Dr Bryan Hayes  – Clinical Pharmacist, Academic Life in EM author tweeting as @PharmERToxGuy Bryan works at […]

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Dear Doctor, you are cordially invited to the GP FOAM party…

Hello readers – especially to all you GPs / Family Physicians / Primary Care Providers out there. This is a special post – not one of any clinical merit.  This is an invitation to become a part of the free, open-access medical education (FOAM) world for GPs.  For too long the ED / crit care […]

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Lessons Hard Learned: Dr Tor Ercleve

G’day readers and listeners, This is a new concept for the Broome Docs blog. I am really interested in the psychology of Us – how our brains work (or not on occasion).  I really believe that there is a lot we can learn from the lower points of our careers – the times when things […]