LITFL Authors

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

Many people have contributed to this website and we are thankful to them all for their hard work.

Rick Abbott (aka American ER doc gone walkabout ) has been an ER Doc since 1973 and has bad wanderlust.

Graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with BMed BCh BAO (hons) LRCPI LRCSI. Currently an Emergency Medicine Advanced Trainee at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Western Australia. Interested in toxicology, environmental medicine, prehospital medicine. Makes a mean loaf of bread.

Dr Ali Aldawood LITFL

Emergency Physician (FACEM). Advanced emergency ultrasound fellow at the Sonocave, Perth, Western Australia

Norn Irish Australian Emergency Physician. Secretly likes admin but is too embarrassed to admit it  | @peterallely |

Emergency Medicine Trainee based in Perth, Western Australia. Keen interest in ultrasound, rural health and water-based activities.

Emre Aslanger LITFL

Interventional cardiologist, ECG and hemodynamics fan. MD, Assoc. Prof. at Marmara University, Pendik T&R Hospital, Assoc. Editor at Archives of TSC, ESC National Prevention Coordinator

Dr Charlotte Baker LITFL

Studied at Univerisity of Cambridge - BA MB BChir. British doctor working in emergency medicine in Perth, Australia. Special interests include primary care and emergency medicine.

Emergency physician with a love of paediatric emergency medicine. Supporter of#FOAMed

Dr Mitchell Barns LITFL Author

Bsc (Hons) MD from the University of Western Australia. Born and raised in Perth, Western Australia and currently working as a Urology Registrar within WA Health. Has a keen interest in health, fitness and water based sports.

Dr Amanda Beech LITFL Author

Dr Amanda Beech FRACP MBBS (Hons) BSc PHED (Hons). Obstetric medicine physician and endocrinologist. Staff Specialist Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. Director of Simulation training