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Clinical Case 116: FEAST or Flush Fluids

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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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On Sick Kids, Sore Throats, Swabs and Such

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Dear Fellow Doctors, I would like to take a moment of your time to discuss a point of medical practice which seems to remain controversial despite it being really common and a well-researched problem.  I would like to tell you about the modern management of the humble throat infection.  Yes, it is a really common, dare […]

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Lactate PK by Dr Laura Castle

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Welcome back to our third and final PK presentation from the recent ACEM Winter Symposium in Broome. Dr Laura Castle is a JMO in the Broome ED and I gave her the challenge of covering everything to do with “lactate” in 6mins and 40 secs.  Now there is a lot of physiology, controversy and practicality […]

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Sepsis Kimberley style: Fluid Management by Dr James Wright

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Welcome back – I have had a few weeks away from Broome and back to the job today. This video (VODCAST) is a follow on from the recent ACEM Winter Symposium presentation we did with the Broome ED JMOs. This episode is part 2 – should follow on from Dr Laura Smith’s case and outline. […]

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Sepsis Kimberley style: Dr Laura Smith

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This is the first of a 3 vodcast series on “Sepsis – Kimberley style” In June 2013 Broome hosted the ACEM Winter symposium which was really cool – and they asked me to present something about ED Education in Broome as part of the program that included some really seriously great speakers. So instead of […]