A quick update on the upcoming Resuscitology courses in Sydney and Melbourne in 2019.
Medicine, mindfulness, movement, mental (ill)health and creativity. Guest post: Dr Elizabeth Winson (@DrLemmingo). Liz is a intensive care doctor in Melbourne, Australia.
Werner Theodore Otto Forßman (1904 – 1979) was a German Doctor, Nobel Laureate and a pioneer of interventional cardiology.
This week’s guest, Australian intensivist Dr Ed Litton, truly amazes and inspires me. Despite having a full-time clinical and research career, and a young family, Ed pursues his passion for adventure mostly through ultra-endurance exercise.
In specialist centres, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a now a mainstay of the management of cardio/respiratory failure refractory to other measures. However, much of the clinical information required to care for ECMO patients at the bedside remains inaccessible to learners. To address this, the creation of a free-to-access educational ECMO blog post is now […]
Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Trouble-shooting QA cardiovascular curveball. Your patient has poor cardiac output after CABGx4 and starts IABP
According to an editorial in the NEJM, decompressive craniectomy “has a proven benefit in the management of malignant cerebral edema after ischemic stroke”… We point out the caveats to this assertion.
Drug withdrawal in ICU is more common than generally appreciated.