Dr Penny Stewart. Director of Alice Springs ICU.
The “white haired doctor” in the “land of the long white cloud”.
Red Hot Medicine in the Hot Red Centre of Australia.
Alice Springs Hospital, in the Northern Territory of Australia, is one of the worlds most remote Intensive Care Units.
Alice Springs Hospital cares for some of the worlds most spectacular people in one of the worlds most spectacular environments.
Sick people but reversible causes.
Penny has published previously on the differences in the presentation of, and recovery from, severe sepsis in the indigenous western desert population that visit her unit.
Severe sepsis, pancreatitis, haemophilus, humorous, human.
Have a listen to Penny “yarning” at the CICM ASM.
Doug Lynch (with a sprinkling of Matt Mac Partlin)