Own the wound is a collection of videos on wound care created by Michelle Lin the guru behind Academic Life in Emergency Medicine.
Clinical neurology a primer is written by leading Australian neurology Associate Professor Peter Gates. This book is the ultimate guide to neurology for people like me – who don’t understand it, but need to know it! Available in kindle edition or paperback edition. The book covers all the major neurological presentations that you will encounter […]
Your patient’s finger tips have turned blue, and the paramedics are unable palpate a radial pulse…. “Is he in cardiogenic shock?” could this be Raynaud’s phenomenon
A review of the literature on the assessment and management of the patient suffering from cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.
One for all the ED Nurses out there: The triage game is really toughYou tell us your story and woeful stuffWe listen an take in your ridiculous guffYoull get category 5 which is really rough.There’s a chest pain inside whose ahead of you,The triage nurse gave him category two,Then at category three, with blood in […]
We often look at chronic pain patients in the emergency department as the bain of our existence. These patients patients will often challenge, confront and test all of our diagnostic and empathetic capabilities. But is it time for a better understanding and outlook at this condition? With recent research showing that chronic pain patients have on average a six month […]
Do you still rely on your physical examination skills or put more faith in the test you order? Abraham Verghese present’s an inspiring TED Talk on the power of the human hand in medicine and its use to touch, to comfort, to diagnose and to bring about treatment. Learn more about the teachings and brilliance of Joseph Bell in Smith, […]
Bart Besinger top 5 little things we can do to fine tune the care of the brain injured patient.
The Trendelenburg position is credited to german surgeon Friedrich Trendelenburg, who created the position to improve surgical exposure of the pelvic organs during operations.The Trendelenburg position involves placing the patients head down, and elevating the feet.
The following book review is on Minor Injuries a clinical guide written by minor injuries nurse educator Dennis Purcell.