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Research and Reviews in the Fastlane 340

R&R in the FASTLANE 004

Research and Reviews (R&R) in the FastLane: experts worldwide tell us what they think is worth reading from emergency medicine and critical care literature
Research and Reviews in the Fastlane 340

R&R in the FASTLANE 003

Research and Reviews (R&R) in the FastLane: experts worldwide tell us what they think is worth reading from emergency medicine and critical care literature
Research and Reviews in the Fastlane 340

R&R in the FASTLANE 002

Research and Reviews (R&R) in the FastLane: experts worldwide tell us what they think is worth reading from emergency medicine and critical care literature
Research and Reviews in the Fastlane 340

R&R in the FASTLANE 001

Welcome to the 1st edition of Research and Reviews in the Fastlane. R&R in the Fastlane is a free resource that harnesses the power of social media to allow some of the best and brightest emergency medicine and critical care…

TRAUMA LIBRARY 340

Tooth Avulsion

Teeth avulsion is a medical/dental emergency that require prompt recognition and treatment in the emergency department.
arcanum veritas LITFL 340

Aussie Jingle Bells

With the festive season upon us, the Life in The Fast Lane team would like to share an Aussie Christmas favourite. This 'carol' embraces the passion of the Aussie lifestyle and lifts the spirits in 40 degree heat in a way snow laden caricatures cannot...
swine flu pig kissing

Lessons from 1918

I read a book called 'The Coming Plague' when I was in medical school. It was fascinating. It formed a picture of the world in my mind as a bubbling soup of seething micro-organisms waiting for the right circumstances to break out, to come forth and multiply
swine flu pig kissing

Swine Flu in ICU

A timely follow up to 'The Two Faces of Swine Flu' is 'Critical Care Services and 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Australia and New Zealand'. This 'hot off the press' paper by the ANZIC Influenza Investigators has just been published online in the NEJM.
swine flu pig kissing

What do you mean pandemic?

Despite the cessation of ‘pig kissing frolicks‘ it looks as though the WHO will eventually declare that 2009 H1N1 influenza A (‘swine flu’) has reached pandemic proportions (phase 6). What does this mean? A phase 6 influenza pandemic means that…