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First10EM Journal Club: June 2019

Welcome back to the Journal Club with Justin Morgenstern. This month I have a special bonus segment for you… but first, you have to go through all the usual cacophony of intellectual curiosity that Justin and I seem to indulge in periodically. Below are the papers that made the podcast this month for your reading […]

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Clinical Case 138: the Possibly Paraletic Paedestrian

This is a bit of Medical MacGyverism that I have tried in the past and failed, but got right recently. Here is the case – could be any day in our shop… The ambulance have arrived in ED with a young man who was “found down” on the sidewalk with no witnesses to the preceding […]

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Tropical Trouble: Straight from the Crocodile’s mouth

Working in the tropics, we see a lot of unique presentations related to our colourful and often unfriendly fauna. Last year we had a run on crocodile bites, mostly the freshwater crocodiles who inhabit the local gorges and can give a painful nip if provoked.  However, it is  unusual to see a major injury – especially […]