aka Postcards from the Edge 005 Whilst most of our postcard stories of international medicine come from far flung locations telling tales of adventurous and exotic medical experiences, one could argue that a lot of international medical work starts at home through a ferment of inspiration, ideas, connections with the right people and guidance on […]
Postcards from the Edge
Chris Edwards’ gives us a taste of Emergency Medicine, Thai style in this ‘Postcard from the Edge’.
Associate Professor Chris Curry has ventured the globe doing things as adventurous as Antarctic expedition medicine since becoming an Emergency Physician
We have a particular passion for International Emergency Medicine and are proud to announce the arrival of Dr Bishan Rajapakse.
This candid interview with Lee Fineberg and Mark Newcombe, conference organisers for DevelopingEM Brazil 2014, looks at what the upcoming conference has in store. Developing EM is a conference with a reputation for ethics, innovation and action in the arena of emergency medicine in the developing world.
I went to Africa a student and came back a doctor. It is easy to forget the growing pains of the student-to-doctor metamorphosis. For me, the once vague notion of becoming a doctor was made real when I traveled to Zambia to work on the wards of St. Francis Hospital (SFH) in Katete
One day, as a trainee doctor working in rural Zambia, I walked through the gates of the hospital to be greeted by what seemed to be the “eeyore-ing” of a demonic donkey.
Mr J had traveled across the border to Zambia from Malawi. He had been admitted to hospital overnight. The brief admission note showed that he was in his thirties and had three presenting complaints: