Archives for June 2013

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Ultrasound: Life-saving story challenge

Hi Readers. I have got a special post for you today.  I have just spent a week doing some tertiary Obstetric Anaesthesia – and man, it can be tough, some really scary scenarios. At one point we had 30 health professionals in an operating theatre to look after one lady and a baby!  For me […]

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A Tox Treat: Tox 101 with Drs Bryan Hayes and David McCoubrie

Hello and welcome back for another podcast. This week I was lucky enough to do a double interview with 2 super-smart Tox gurus.  We discuss a basic approach to a common tox scenario – the poly-substance OD with a range of medications.  The ins and outs of paracetamol [acetominophen], decontamination, mixed fox, alcohol in the […]

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Sepsis Kimberley style: Dr Laura Smith

This is the first of a 3 vodcast series on “Sepsis – Kimberley style” In June 2013 Broome hosted the ACEM Winter symposium which was really cool – and they asked me to present something about ED Education in Broome as part of the program that included some really seriously great speakers. So instead of […]

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Lessons Hard Learned: Dr Tim’s Surgical airway baptism

Hi there team. Been away from Broome for a few days in Perth doing a bit of ICU training [and remembering why I don’t work in a tertiary centre!] I was lucky enough to be able to do the BASIC course  – which is a course designed for junior ICU doctors but really pretty applicable […]

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The Lactate “Debate” with Dr Seth Trueger

Gday, I was lucky enough to record a new podcast with Dr Seth Trueger – inspired by the recent online discussions around lactate, or more specifically lactate-clearance as a marker, or a goal of therapy in the treatment of septic patients. This is a topic my team will be covering at the ACEM Winter Symposium […]