Archives for July 2012


Clinical Case 059: Tricks from twitter mates

This case is all about the application of tricks and tips I have learned in the last few years from social media,  blogs and the wonderful clinicians out there in the ether who form a community of docs with a common goal – doing better for our patients. A few years ago I would have […]


Should Normal saline be the norm?

Here is my observation of clinical practice in most places I have worked in Australia. The doctors use normal (0.9%) saline as a default fluid for most situations.  It is recommended by all the resuscitation algorithms as the first line and whenever an intern charts some fluid – you can bet that 90% of the […]