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Emergency Trauma Management Course

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Are you a GP, maybe a locum who spends time moonlighting in ED?  Do you work in an area that has no dedicated trauma service – hence you may be it one day? Or are you a trainee – a young doctor wanting to go bush or into Emergency training? Have you done the EMST […]

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SMACC Chicago – it’s heating up

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Greetings readers I have been on a bit of R&R on the run into Xmas and trying to avoid the Internet for a few weeks! Today though I have come out of hibernation to remind you that the biggest and brightest conference is coming soon… in June 2015. That may seem like a long way […]

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The Birthday Bet

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I am working on a post about risk and decision-making and I need your help. I am trying to get a feel for the risk numeracy of the average doctor – I realise that none of my readers is “average” but please take the time to read the following scenario and give me an honest […]

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A Chat with Dr Jim McDonald

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Gday team. This is a conversation I had with my mate and mentor Dr Jim McDonald.  Jim is a 45 year veteran of GP.  Based in Melbourne – he has worked all over the country as a rural locum.  He has delivered over 4000 babies in the suburbs of Melbourne and trained countless GP registrars […]

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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, […]