Archives for January 2012

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Dr Tim needs help….

Dr Tim L, regular Broome Docs contributor from KI in SA is on the warpath to try and improve the lot of bush docs – he has taken aim at the provision of good airway equipment and wants to get a handle on the current state of airway gear in rural Australia. To do this […]

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Dr JRs last week in training before he goes bush.

Dr Jonathon Ramachenderan has just spent a year learning how to be a GP-Anaesthetist.  He has been through a year as a Registrar in a supervised position – and now he is about to jump head on into the world of a country doc / GP proceduralist.  As far as training goes a year in […]

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SUSS IT: Secondary UltraSonographic Survey In Trauma

Definition – To suss: to look into something deeper, and acquire more information; or to solve a problem or puzzle using ingenuity. This is a concept I have been thinking up for a while.  And it turns out others have also been to the same place.  Dr James Rippey (Ultrasound Village) and colleagues published this paper […]

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Clinical Case 040: Quit QID?

This is a quickie. My 2 yo recently developed a purulent toenail / cellulitis / paronychia.  So we decided to start him on some oral ABs – it is always staph – so flucloxacillin seemed like a good option. Now in this case series of n=1, where both parents are highly-trained medical professionals, have good […]

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Dr Tim’s other cookbook

Dr Tim Leeuwenberg, from sunny Kangaroo Island, South Australia – author of the KI Docs blog has just finished his year in Anaesthesia training and has created a great resource for all to share. Tim has spent many long hours collating a series of checklists, emergency reference cards and resources to cover pretty much anything […]