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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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Clinical Case 083: Itchy britches

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 […]

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Snakebite 101: Broome’s Brits SAMCC down PK

In case you have been living on a planet other than Earth it is only a few weeks until the SMACC conference kicks off in Sydney – it is going to be “epic” as my Med Students like to say. I am really looking forward to meeting a heap of people whom I have ‘met’ […]

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Broome Docs Podcast 008: Earache in kids with Dr Dave Forster

Yes it is time for another Broome Docs podcast! Once again I spoke with Dr Dave Forster about one of his pet topics:  earache in kids. This is a super-common presentation and one that can be a bit confusing.  In this podcast we talk about the differentiation of otitis externa from media, analgesia strategies and […]

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Clinical Case 077: Fluid balancing act

This is a tough one – a clinical scenario that is unfortunately a bit too common in my part of the world.  I want to know how you would go about balancing the fluids in this case, what will you use to measure the adequacy of the resuscitation / fluid administration.  It is a tight […]