Archives for July 2013

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Clinical Case 088: Putting the art into arterial lines

  Today’s case come from Dr James Wright [NHS RMO refugee in Broome ED]   Arterial lines are a common procedure – can we do it better? A 35 yr old lady presents to the emergency department with a worsening four day history of pyrexia, malaise, nausea and lethargy. She is usually fit and well. […]

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Lactate PK by Dr Laura Castle

Welcome back to our third and final PK presentation from the recent ACEM Winter Symposium in Broome. Dr Laura Castle is a JMO in the Broome ED and I gave her the challenge of covering everything to do with “lactate” in 6mins and 40 secs.  Now there is a lot of physiology, controversy and practicality […]

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Ventilation Basics

Hi Broomers Todays vodcast is an introductory talk on the basic physics and physiology of positive pressure ventilation – IPPV or NIV. For some of you this might be teaching you to suck eggs.  But for me this is full of stuff I wish that I had been taught in my early days of Anaesthesia. […]

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Rural Trauma Podcast: Emergency Trauma Management Course

A quick shout out today to Drs Amit Maini and Andy Buck who are a couple of Melbourne-based ED docs who get out into the far reaches of Australia to work and are now planning to roll out a new trauma course. The theme of the Emergency Trauma Management course is taking your training further […]

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Sepsis Kimberley style: Fluid Management by Dr James Wright

Welcome back – I have had a few weeks away from Broome and back to the job today. This video (VODCAST) is a follow on from the recent ACEM Winter Symposium presentation we did with the Broome ED JMOs. This episode is part 2 – should follow on from Dr Laura Smith’s case and outline. […]