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Lessons Hard Learned: Episode 7 with Dr Mel… again

Hi Listeners   Dr MEl Thompson is back for a second bite of “lessons hard learned ” This case is a lot close to home, I think these types of errors / system problems occur in large multi-department hospitals all the time – you might evne have seen it recently.   SO have a listen […]

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Lessons Hard Learned – Episode 6 with Dr Melanie Thompson

Gday, it is still Paeds month – so I have dragged an unsuspecting local Paediatrician up to the mike! This is # 6 in the series of Lessons Hard Learned. IN this episode Dr Mel Thompson recounts a truly terrible experience in a remote, resource poor and difficult environment. However, some of the lessons from […]

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5 Quick Tox Cases

Well I am just back from Sydney – SMACC2013.  It was heaps of fun, and I got to meet a lot of my FOAMy heroes, long time collaborators and heaps of you folk that read this. SMACC will be slowly trickled out over the ether in the coming months so you can enjoy it all […]

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Broome Docs Podcast: Headaches in primary care with Minh and Gerry

This podcast is all about the diagnostic approach to headaches, the red-flags, but more about the common primary headaches syndromes that we see in office-based GP. For your reference – go back and check out the PHARM podcast on the severe headache in ED setting – but this one is more about the chronic or […]

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Clinical question: Can a TIA cause syncope?

Gday readers – today I am crowdsourcing an answer to a clinical conundrum.  Sorry no answers – I want to know what you think. I have been giving a particular tutorial to my trainees for a while now – it is a sort of “choose your own adventure” diagnostic puzzle. I split my class into […]