RAGE will be coming out hibernation post-SMACC and the first signs of reanimation come in the form of this ‘preSMACC miniRAGE‘ featuring Cliff, John and Karel.
Preview of what the RAGE gang are doing at SMACC Chicago 2015… Including “IT’S A KNOCKOUT”
The second part of the podcast is all substance, with discussions on:
- The GoodSAM App
- Oxygen therapy, specifically this trial led by Dion Stubbs and Steve Bernard from The Alfred: AVOID: Air Versus Oxygen in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction and the trial by friend of RAGE, Paul Young titled HOT or NOT trial: HyperOxic Therapy OR NormOxic Therapy after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (HOT OR NOT): a randomised controlled feasibility trial.
- John discusses Helicopter Emergency Medical Services, including
… and Cliff continues his intraosseous obsession with
- Intraosseous infusion rates under high pressure: a cadaveric comparison of anatomic sites
- Intraosseous hypertonic saline: myonecrosis in swine
- Intraosseous hypertonic saline: safe in swine
- Discussion post about intraosseous hypertonic saline at Sydney HEMS
Finally, listeners will find out why handstands are awesome:
- Handstands: a treatment for supraventricular tachycardia?
- Impact of a modified Valsalva manoeuvre in the termination of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
- Handstands keep you awake.
Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also a Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme. He is on the Board of Directors for the Intensive Care Foundation and is a First Part Examiner for the College of Intensive Care Medicine. He is an internationally recognised Clinician Educator with a passion for helping clinicians learn and for improving the clinical performance of individuals and collectives.
After finishing his medical degree at the University of Auckland, he continued post-graduate training in New Zealand as well as Australia’s Northern Territory, Perth and Melbourne. He has completed fellowship training in both intensive care medicine and emergency medicine, as well as post-graduate training in biochemistry, clinical toxicology, clinical epidemiology, and health professional education.
He is actively involved in in using translational simulation to improve patient care and the design of processes and systems at Alfred Health. He coordinates the Alfred ICU’s education and simulation programmes and runs the unit’s education website, INTENSIVE. He created the ‘Critically Ill Airway’ course and teaches on numerous courses around the world. He is one of the founders of the FOAM movement (Free Open-Access Medical education) and is co-creator of litfl.com, the RAGE podcast, the Resuscitology course, and the SMACC conference.
His one great achievement is being the father of three amazing children.
On Twitter, he is @precordialthump.