SMACC, Down But Not Out
Simply put, the three days of the SMACC 2013 conference were greatest three days of my professional life. I can’t believe it happened, and I can hardly believe it is over. If, five years ago, you had told me that…
PK SMACC-talk Winner
Congratulations to David Anderson, the winner of the PK SMACC-talk competition with his 400 second long talk on the history of prehospital and retrieval medicine.
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CPR makes you Undead
There have been some great ‘hands only’ CPR campaigns in the past year or so, with Vinnie Jones from the UK and Ken Jeong from the USA using disco to save lives. These were both a step forward from previous…
SMACC 2019 Sydney
Yet Another Six SMACCers!
PK SMACC-talks are turning into the FOAM equivalent of the Ginsu steak knife — there’s always more! First up, Colin Parker (@empemorg) of the original paediatric emergency medicine podcast — and one of my buddies and teachers from back…
Joe Lex, Scott Weingart, Simon Carley, Minh Le Cong, Oli Flower, Mike Cadogan and Chris Nickson talk with the SMACC audience about FOAM... for nearly 2 hours!!!
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The latest buzz word in the medical blogosphere is ‘overdiagnosis‘. This iatrogenic neologism is increasingly being seen as a significant threat to human health. Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of “disease” that will never cause symptoms or death during a patient’s lifetime.…