Category Administration
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

ICU Design and Staffing

minimum standards relating to work practice, caseload, staffing and operational requirements, design, equipment and monitoring for Level III, II, I and Paediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs)

Speaking Up

'Speaking up' refers to a person in a non-dominant or non-leader role expressing a concern or suggested course of action to another person in a dominant or leader role

Plaster slab

Fracture immbolization and complication. Review of the potential complications following application of a forearm plaster cast
Hearts In Darkness BawaGarba

Hearts In Darkness

Doctors, the world over, are reeling. The global telegraph (#BawaGarba) has been alight with conversations, most of them uncomprehending, shocked, dismayed, fearful. In several swift and definitive decisions, a UK paediatric trainee, Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba was not only erased from…

The Art of Medicine or the Medicolegal minefield

When Hippocrates started tutoring the first medical students on the steps of the Acropolis back in Ancient Greece, the art of medicine was born and the gradual understanding of disease processes and healing could really begin. It really goes without…

mandatpry training

Saving Lives, One Online Module at a Time

I’m not sure how we ever used to manage multi-traumas. We must have been frightfully underprepared. Back in the days before mandatory training we relied, rather guilelessly, on experience, a suite of knowledge from texts and journals and M &…

When the elephant awakens…

A chronic shortfall in doctors has led to a great increase in new medical graduates in Australia. What does this mean for emergency medicine and the training of junior doctors?