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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…

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP)

Yesterday a Public Health warning was sent to the Emergency Departments of Southern Tasmania regarding an algal bloom in the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and the accompanying risk of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). I thought I’d use this announcement as an opportunity…

The Mountain

Sorry for the early non-medical post, but I just had to put this image of Mt Wellington in early winter splendour on both blogs, here and on the underneaths of things: