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O.A.S.I.S. : Optimal Airway Strategy In Situation

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So you might have noticed a bit of banter in the community about airway management in the last few weeks!  What’s new? [ I usually try to stay out of the airway stuff - as there are many brighter and more expert "airway bloggers" out there. ] A lot of debate about cricoid pressure and […]

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Clinical Case 099: To Lose One’s Marbles

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A quick clinical case this week – it is a classical problem with kids – the airway foreign body.  I know there are a few ways to skin the proverbial cat – so I want to hear your approach. The setting is a small ED, no specialists – just the trusty old GP generalist plugging […]

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Neonatal Resus Tips with Drs Mel Thompson and Liz Bannister

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Welcome back – it has been a busy week on the job, so not much new stuff. Today I am putting out a podcast I recorded with a few of our local travelling PAediatricians – Dr Mel Thompson – who has previously delivered a couple of “lessons hard learned” and her mate Dr Liz Bannister. […]

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Lessons Hard Learned: Dr Tim’s Surgical airway baptism

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Hi there team. Been away from Broome for a few days in Perth doing a bit of ICU training [and remembering why I don't work in a tertiary centre!] I was lucky enough to be able to do the BASIC course  – which is a course designed for junior ICU doctors but really pretty applicable […]

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Lessons Hard Learned – Episode 8 with Dr Rob Orman

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This is episode #8 of the Lessons Hard Learned Series. I am once again joined by Dr Rob Orman – the “one and only” guy behind the awesome ERCast blog and podcast.  Rob shares a story from his early days as an attending – its about how to be more humble, more human and more […]