Anthology

Literary Medicine and Musings – Herewith a series, a collection of anecdotes, reviews, musings and mulling into the world of empathy, passion, thought and understanding in literary medicine. Including Michelle Johnston and her guided musings through Socrates and sophistry; Household words; and eclectic inspirations

American ER Doc Gone Walkabout – Rick Abbott is an ER Doc, in practice since 1973, with bad wanderlust. He has practiced in moderate sized community hospitals; small rural hospitals; and currently a large University teaching hospital in Denver, Colorado (with occasional trips to practice in an 8 bed ER…). A recent 3 month stay in Tasmania has offered him one more setting for comparisons of practice styles. He also likes to see medicine from the other side, which he achieves by crashing his bicycle on a regular basis…

Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five – Just when you thought your brain could unwind on a Friday, you realise that it would rather be challenged with some good old fashioned medical trivia. Not for the faint hearted. The FFFF is not your usual zoo, packed with Zebra’s, exotic beasts and extinct species. Definitely only for the Gunner’s in the pack…

Emergency Musical Interlude – The Emergency Musical Interlude (EMI) where Music, Art and Education present in harmonious and syncopated juxtaposition. Well sort of. From skits to promos; lively to languid; euphony to cacophony; and good to bad to gut churningly awful…we delve through the medical educational tunes within the vast wasteland of lost dreams that is YouTube, to bring you a smattering of audiovisual talent