James Winton

Emergency Physician, FACEM. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital |@JmsWntn | Linkedin
Orf Virus hand lesion 340
Sheep Pox
Orf is a zoonotic infection occurring in humans which is characterised by erythematous weeping nodules found most commonly on the hands and feet
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Green and Gold Malaria
I traveled across Australia last week by air from Perth in Western Australia to Cairns in the far north of Queensland. The 3500km trip involved a brief stop in Uluru (Ayers Rock). As I looked out of the window throughout…
Book Review LITFL 340
Dr Foote’s Home Cyclopedia
With over a million copies sold (250 000 in it’s first 10 years and twenty thousand a year between 1870-1900), it has certainly been a best seller. Probably not so much in the last 100 years….. I have done a…
I See, I Do, iSimulate
iSimulate is an organisation that utilises a team of the nations leading medical specialists. iSimulate is connecting with the world through its interactive, adaptable and universal products available to its members.
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Chocolate saves lives
A recent study in the European Heart Journal gives us a new reason to enjoy some of life's little pleasures. German researchers followed almost 20,000 participants (as part of a larger cancer epidemiology study) over 10 years and had them document their chocolate intake.
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That probably wasn’t a good idea
One of great joys of being an emergency doctor, (and also one of it's sobering features) is that, on certain occasions, there will be unfortunate members of the public who present to hospital having done something ridiculously stupid. Many of these foolish acts are chronicled in the Darwin Awards.