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First10EM Journal Club : CoV2-SARS edition

  We will open this episode with a disclaimer: In this edition of the research roundup we acknowledge that we are making many decisions based on very weak science. I generally don’t include that many really weak studies, unless they are really entertaining, but when searching for scientific answers to my questions about COVID, that […]

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Airways, Safety and Strategy for SARS-CoV2

This is a special podcast episode with Dr Tim Leeuwenburg – who is one of the co-authors of the hot-of-the-press  Safe Airways Society paper on managing the Coronavirus in your hospital. We discuss PPE, minimisation of aerosolization events and how we can optimise the human factors in this new world of SARS. There is a […]

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First10EM Journal Club: March 2020

Welcome once again to the journal club.  Justin is back with TEN papers to discuss.  There are a few practice changers in here and some serious acronyms to digest. Of course there is also a paper about eating marshmallows and deciding when trephination in the ED is appropriate! As ever, we really want you to […]

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First10EM Journal Club: January 2020

It is a New Year and Justin is back on the podcast to discuss another series of papers that range from serious science to silly stuff. We had a great time recording this podcast, so many things learned.  Hope you enjoy it too. The papers as ever are below in free PDF format and the […]

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Lessons Hard Learned: a Reflection on Error

Dr Peter Fritz is an ED Physician and amazing landscape photographer. (Check out his site) Many of you might know him as the co-author of the original Vortex paper.  Peter has allowed me to use this image of a solo mangrove at high tide in Broome titled “Alone in the Fog”.  I think it perfectly […]