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DAS SMACC – Berlin, June 2017

Hey, Do you love excellent education? Do you want to become part of an amazing community of teachers, learners and passionate clinicians? Do you feel like a European summer holiday next June? Would you like to chat with some of the nicest ‘FOAM folk’ over a stein of German ale? Well, if you have answered “Yes” to […]

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Broomedocs in 2016

G’day, Welcome to Broome Docs in 2016. Yes – it is that time of year where we look back at what has happened and try to decide on how we might do it better on this lap of the Solar circuit.  I am not one for big “New Years resolutions” so I will not be […]

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Up for some SMACC craic?

Hello team, Big week in critical care world with a whole bunch of new papers, research and great discussion taking place over the Twitter-sphere and on the blogs. Of course, the major highlight of the week was the Aussie annihilation of the English rugby team and their eviction from their own home World Cup.  The […]

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Clinical Case 116: FEAST or Flush Fluids

Today’s case is about the Resus of severely dry children – very typical of Broome.  But before we get to the case – here is a bit of a review of some recent learning I have had on the topic.   I have started to rethink the traditional acute fluid resuscitation management of these kids.  The […]

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SMACCUS : Feeling the FOAM love

Writing this post from O’Hare Airport on my way back to Broome after SMACCUS.  40 hours in an aluminium tube….  [Kevin Fong has re-analysed the safety of air travel, so I’m feeling relatively safe… a bus would be safer!] Looking back on the conference of the year.  There were some great moments, some spectacular ideas […]