Everything you need to know about BiPAP – including manoeuvres for successful fart avoidance.
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
Navigating through misconceptions about mental illness, from Rorschach ink blots, through the Mental Health Act 2000, to a syringe full of droperidol.
PALS: Hard, fast and emotionally charged. And made even more difficult with shifting algorithms. So are you up to speed?
Sepsis is an animal. If you learn how to keep your cool, you won’t look like a complete muppet.
SCHemergency enters a World of Pain. 3-in-1 blocks, buffered lignocaine, drugs in the tea-room and why funny bones are funny. Sometimes.
There are at least 1000 cases of severe traumatic brain injury in Australia, each year. This week we get our heads around some recent research.
Trauma: you get smashed up. You need a quick fix. You roll into ED …and get hit from all sides in a trauma team pit stop.
This week, we slip into coma. It’s a cornucopia of cephalic catastrophes.
Five penetrating questions – about the pointy end of trauma. Look sharp!
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 And although it’s been superseded, it isn’t yet time for it to go to the lasagna factory…