Archives for August 2013

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My favourite SMACC 2013 talk

The SAMCC conference was a really great event – so many wonderful talks and chances to chat with super-enthusiastic educators from all over the world. There were plenty of clinical lectures which were practice changing and I am often asked which were the best – too hard to answer – sorry.  Listen to the podcast […]

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Clinical Case 090: Unstuffing the Turkey

You are at work in a busy little ED.  It’s just you and a bunch of junior MOs on the floor.  You are seeing all the patients that you can and handing out advice as you go.  Just after lunch one of your JMOs catches your eye…  “Can I run this patient past you boss?” […]

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Paediatric Constipation: with Dr Mel and Liz

OK, not the sexiest topic in the history of Broome Docs – but Paediatric constipation is common.  Maybe you’ve seen the kid with the fresh PR blood – same kid most likely. This is a nice chat on the history, exam and initial management of children with trouble in the toilet – constipation, straining, diet […]

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Clinical Case 089: Tormented teen

Ok the format of todays case is a little different.  This is a role-playing game that I use from time-to-time with our JMOs. It is called: “Your Next Line…”  The case unrolls as we step through the presentation, history and dialogue – with “time freezes” – kind of like theatre sports.  In each time freeze […]

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Neonatal Resus Tips with Drs Mel Thompson and Liz Bannister

Welcome back – it has been a busy week on the job, so not much new stuff. Today I am putting out a podcast I recorded with a few of our local travelling PAediatricians – Dr Mel Thompson – who has previously delivered a couple of “lessons hard learned” and her mate Dr Liz Bannister. […]