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Gamblers and Dissection… a musical treat

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 […]

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Rural Anaesthesia Newsletter 2018.1

Over the last few months I have been working with a great group of Aussie GP Anaesthetic docs to develop a national GP-Anaesthetic group to allow us to share ideas, educational content and advocate for our small but crucial community of clinicians. GP Anaesthetic doctors provide the vast majority of the elective and emergency anaesthesia […]

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Pain Plan

Hello, this post is inspired by a few recent discussions that have been taking place on the FOAMed Twitter space.  It is all about how we should approach the ongoing pain for patients whom we are sending home from the ED. There is a big tension here.  We are good people; we went into Medicine […]

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First10EM Journal Club: September 2017

Welcome back to another installation of my favourite FOAMed collaboration with Canada’s brightest – the one and only Dr Justin Morgenstern. This month we will be discussing 9 papers and a few random clinical, curly cases.  As always the full text PDFs of the articles we will be discussing are linked below.  You can also […]

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Fatherhood, Faeces and Fear… a Rural Doctor’s story

Hi All, this is a written version of the talk I gave at Don’t Forget the Bubbles in Brisbane today:   I would like to tell you a story. Let me take you back to spring, 2009. Exciting times. My wife, Zivana and I are expecting our first child in a few weeks. We spent […]