The Oxylog 3000 is a definitive ED workhorse. And although it’s been superseded, it isn’t yet time for it to go to the lasagna factory…
SCHemergency is an online School of Emergency Medicine, funded by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine’s EMET scheme. It comprises a weekly e-learning series, backed up by a system of simulation training, and covers the breadth of emergency medicine from neonatal resus to surgical airways. Read the latest posts below, or check out the full programme.
Jo Deverill, FACEM
Tragic lessons in Crisis Resource Management: obstetric, maritime and aviation disasters.
Sometimes ENT issues really get up your nose. This week SCHemergency sniffs out some useful solutions.
SCHemergency casts an eye over ophthalmology – and it’s eye popping stuff! The 8-point eye exam, deconstructing a slit lamp, how to use an ophthalmoscope and an i-care tonometer, and the brilliant Exploding Eye Lecture from Tim Root.
SCHemergency takes a look at some cold hard facts: severe hypothermia, the H.E.L.P. position, how to insert an oesophageal probe, and heroic manoeuvres with CVVHDF.
Generally speaking, a patient with abdominal pain does not like a rolling stone. Especially not if it’s stuck in his ureter.
Don’t you know that you’re Toxic? Or, at the very least, you should wash your scrubs. 5 poison-tipped killer questions and answers featuring terrorists, sheep and …err… tennis courts.
We confront our worst obstetric nightmares. And see them off with happy endings. Amazing what you can rub up in a couple of minutes.
There are times when a Band-Aid solution won’t cut it.
We test your orthopaedic knowledge in a POP quiz. Or are we just pulling your leg?