Archives for August 2013

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JAMMIT: Intraosseous Access and Fluid Bolus

Here is an example of a JAMMIT “instant tutorial”. Imagine you are a rural Doc who hasn’t done an IO line for years. You have a septic, flat 1 year old with chubby arms, no veins and no peripheral perfusion…… You have tried 2 peripheral lines in desperation – aimed at the antecubital fossae in […]

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SMACC GOLD is COMING!

Just a quick post to let you all know that it is here…..  the website and registration is now live online SMACC GOLD is going to be the 2nd instalment of the coolest medical conference on the planet. In case you have been living under a non-silicon based rock.  This is the conference for FOAM […]

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We’re Jammin’ – We want you to JAMM IT too!

Over the last few week the Aussie Rural FOAM community has been putting our collective heads together and come up with a newish concept. We are running a competition to try and get you – yes you – to produce some awesome educational material for busy docs anywhere. It is called: JAMM IT (“Just A […]

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The MacGyver Dilemma: SMACC 2013, Sydney

It seems a while ago now – but SMACC 2013 was really fun and I was able to represent the rural Docs in the Critical Care world. The talk I was given was: The MacGyver Dilemma The idea was to try and explain how rural doctors manage to be “good enough at everything” and deliver […]

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Obstetric Anaesthesia for Obstetricians

Welcome back – today’s podcast is all about Obstetric Anaesthesia – from the labour ward, into theatre and on the recovery side. Dr Penny Wilson [ @nomadicgp ] sent me a list of “dumb” questions that she had as an Obstetrician working alongside the GP-Anaesthetists in her practice.  Fair to say that the dark art […]