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The Best Central Line Ever… Tribute

The best central line ever….. tribute Placing a central line is one of those procedures that can be done in many ways. The last 10 years or so has seen an evolution of the kit, ultrasounds and techniques… so my current set up and routine bears little resemblance to that when I trained. This article […]

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First10EM Journal Club: May 2018

Gday – welcome back! It is podcast time.. It is May and that means another episode of the journal club with Dr. Justin Morgenstern. This month we cover biases, show our biases about bronchiolitis therapy, cute scrotums, judging and dealing with capacity and how butt-slapping might help you delouse your colleagues…. [DISCLAIMER: we do not […]

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Gamblers and Dissection… a musical treat

Hi All I am just about back after a glorious 6 weeks of long service leave, fun, sun and family. However, I did manage to do a little FOAM stuff this week… Ken Milne from the SGEM podcast / blog started a whole thing about aortic dissection and I couldn’t resist penning this parody of […]

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Rural Anaesthesia Newsletter 2018.1

Over the last few months I have been working with a great group of Aussie GP Anaesthetic docs to develop a national GP-Anaesthetic group to allow us to share ideas, educational content and advocate for our small but crucial community of clinicians. GP Anaesthetic doctors provide the vast majority of the elective and emergency anaesthesia […]

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Pain Plan

Hello, this post is inspired by a few recent discussions that have been taking place on the FOAMed Twitter space.  It is all about how we should approach the ongoing pain for patients whom we are sending home from the ED. There is a big tension here.  We are good people; we went into Medicine […]