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Minor Burn Management
26 female present to ED after spilling a hot sauce pan of soup onto her left forearm. The patient states that the soup has just been boiled when the accident occurred 20mins before arrival.
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Case of Commotio Cordis
Ventricular fibrillation and sudden death triggered by a blunt, non penetrating, and often innocent appearing unintentional blow to the chest without damage to the ribs, sternum, or heart (and in the absence of underlying cardiovascular disease) constitute an event know as commotio cordis, which translates from the Latin as agitation of the heart.
SEMEP Induction Videos
Iain Beardsell and SEMEP have kindly made their excellent emergency medicine induction videos free to the world! These are a great resource for doctors starting out in emergency medicine.
Come Join the FOAM Party!
The dinner speech "Come Join The FOAM Party" at Bedside Critical Care 2012 is now a podcast on the Intensive Care Network. Probably goes down best with a few beers on board!
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SMACC Sim-Video-Wars
The competition at next years SMACC SimWsrs event is hotting up - check out these entries from RPA, Royal North Shore Hospital and the FFF posse.
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Ultrasound Training Rant

For the emergency medicine and critical care physician competency in ultrasound is becoming essential. The people I truly look up to in my specialties all recognise that bedside ultrasonography is an integral part of patient assessment. However, the hows and…