Gamblers and Dissection… a musical treat April 29, 2018 Hi All I am just about back after a glorious 6 weeks of long service leave, fun, sun and family. However, I did manage to do a little FOAM stuff this week… Ken Milne from the SGEM podcast / blog started a whole thing about aortic dissection and I couldn’t resist penning this parody of the classic Kenny Rogers hit – The Gambler. The main trouble is that neither Ken nor myself can sing a tune if our aorta depended on it! Drs Gerry and Mel Considine to the rescue. The soulful South Aussies recorded the lyrics and the result is below: Gambling on a Dissection: You can read the article that inspired this meme and read the full “SGEM dissection” of the paper over on Ken’s site the paper is entitled Clinical Examination for Aortic Dissection: a Systematic review and meta-analysis. In Acad Emerg MEd, April 2018 [free full text] Enjoy Casey TwitterFacebookLinkedInEmailRedditPocket Tags:aorta, diagnosis, dissection, evidence Related Posts A Bridge over Troubled waters? Clinical Case 053: thoracic tortuosity Clinical Case 069: Can’t Intubate, can ventilate …. for now About The Author Casey Parker I am a GP working in Broome, NW of Western Australia. I work as a hospital DMO (District Med Officer) doing Emergency, Anaesthestics, some Obstetrics and a lot of miscellaneous primary care. Also on the web as @broomedocs | + Casey Parker | Contact One Comment Add a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.