In September's podcast, we were once again joined by Professor Mark Fitzgerald, Director of The Alfred Trauma Service, & Dr Joseph Mathew, Emergency & Trauma Physician to discuss a recent case of ED laparotomy as well as a broader discussion on the utility of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA).
In this month's episode, we were joined by Professor Mark Fitzgerald, Director of the Alfred Trauma Service, & Dr Jordan Jones, Neurosurgical Registrar to discuss a recent case involving a patient with a large extra-dural haemorrhage
Many thanks to Pourya Pouryahya and the rest of the Team Monash for organising the practice exam once again.
I was privileged to be in the company of Dr Edward Brentnall one of the Grandfathers of Australasian Emergency Medicine, and one of the founders of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM).
We continue our trauma series with a focus on the spine. Our regular Trauma consultants - Joseph Mathew and Fran O'Keeffe talk all things spine, and take us through a couple of cases.
Thanks to Elliot Long from the Children's Hospital here in Melbourne for talking to us about fluid therapy in paediatric sepsis.
Full talk below, with studies mentioned in the Further Reading section below.
I was fortunate enough to be joined by Dr Neil Long (@doctorneillong), Emergency Medicine and ICU reg with special interest in toxicology & toxinology, as well as toxicology editor at Life in the Fast Lane
We were fortunate to be joined by the legendary emergency & retrieval specialist - Peter Fritz, for our difficult airway training session today.
The mini-podcast below was the introductory session.
Linas Dziukas uncovers the "Riddle of the Piddle" in his esoteric talk on the 22nd April 2016.
Audio and slides can be found below:
Tom Bourne gives us an excellent summary of the principles of fluid management in the exsanguinating trauma patient.
Additional resources can be found in the links below.
Dr Arun Ilancheran gave a fantastic talk on the use of ketamine in the emergency department, for behaviourally disturbed patients.
For some time there has been growing evidence that the current definition of sepsis and septic shock is inaccurate. In fact, 1 in 8 patients admitted to critical care units