We are Australasian critical care physicians and nurses exploring the changing world of eLearning, emergency medicine, critical care and toxicology through clinical cases, fictionalized anecdotes and medical satire.

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sacred secret truthfulness and the open source era and the ethos of web 2.0. We write simply to facilitate the learning process by providing diverse and hopefully entertaining reading material. Naturally we cite and give due reverence to the great hero of modern clinical medicine, Sir William Osler

Life in the Fast Lane was born out of an intense desire to procrastinate..

We are always happy to receive submissions and suggestions for posts relating to the weird, the wonderful and the eclectic nature of ‘mother medicine’. Contact us at mike [at] litfl.com or chris [at] lifeinthefastlane.com

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