Clinical Case 116: FEAST or Flush Fluids


Today’s case is about the Resus of severely dry children – very typical of Broome.  But before we get to the case – here is a bit of a review of some recent learning I have had on the topic.   I have started to rethink the traditional acute fluid resuscitation management of these kids.  The […]


Strept throat: Global Paeds Hangout

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After the post on Strept throat, Swabbing and Such last week – I have recorded a longish podcast with a gang of international PAeds FOAM crew: Drs Damian Roland,  Seth Trueger and Melanie Thompson.  They joined me for a chat about all things to do with pharyngitis in kids – the diagnosis, the work up, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Clinical Case 083: Itchy britches

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Hi readers – another case-based quiz for you all. In case you had not noticed – it is Paeds month here at Broome Docs.  So, apologies to all you adult docs out there. This case falls into the category of Boring EM. {check it out if you like common, everyday ED pearls} A 17 month […]