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Suicide: Sailing on Uncertain Seas

Hi All Last week I was lucky enough to be able to present this talk to the SWEETS Emergency Medicine Conference in Stockholm. Thanks to Dr. Katrin Hruska for the invitation. This is a video of my lecture and slides as presented by myself and local Broome Psych resident Dr Nick Gilbert. The first 15 […]

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Clinical Case 059: Tricks from twitter mates

This case is all about the application of tricks and tips I have learned in the last few years from social media,  blogs and the wonderful clinicians out there in the ether who form a community of docs with a common goal – doing better for our patients. A few years ago I would have […]

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Clinical Case 055: Tolchock to the gulliver

The title for this post comes from Anthony Burgess’ classic dystopian novel A Clockwork Orange.  In the lingo of the novel’s antihero a “tolchock to the gulliver” is a blow to the head – it is a violent, fascinating book, with a great moral.  Check it out if you have not already.  Anyway onto the case… […]

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Dr Le Cong – the Medical Blogshere’s most promiscuous lecturer

Dr Minh Le Cong (RFDS) is possibly the most promiscuous blogshere lecturer out there – he pops up on all the best sites! After playing the field at Emcrit and LITFL, he is back on Broome Docs this week covering our favourite topic – Psych sedation and retrieval.  This is his presentation to the Australian […]

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Clinical Case 024: Livin’ the ketamine dream

If you are new to Broome Docs, then you might have missed my mild obsession with Acute Psychiatric Sedation.  (GO back and read the posts from earlier 2011 to get the background and some tricky cases to ponder.) Last night I had my first opportunity to put Dr Minh Le Cong’s secret weapon (ketamine) into […]