Real educational muscle from the Sunshine Coast’s STEM Programme. Child actors, fake blood, clingfilm, fire engines, Laerdal skin… and cultural change.
Why direct laryngoscopy is scheduled for termination.
Lessons in CRM from a maritime disaster. And how they are being applied by a bunch of ED folks on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
This week, FFFF reaches its hundredth edition. The jokes are starting to sag, factual reliability gave way long ago, but there is still a glimmer in its ancient roving eye.
This week in Sydney, FOAM has been on everybody’s lips. But what is FOAM, where does it come from, and how do we get it off? In this entirely factually correct 99th edition of FFFF, we put FOAM under the microscope. Can’t see a friggin’ thing.
FFFF isn’t dead. It just smells funny. Incredibly it has returned from its shallow grave for the 98th edition. And this time we celebrate – the comeback.
A recent study found that noise levels in Australian EDs exceed those in the chimpanzee enclosure in Whipsnade Zoo. So what chance have we got of detecting a tell-tale palatal click, or the characteristic hum of a pulsatile cervix?
Fantastic basic video introduction to the Oxylog 3000 – you may not be able to own the Oxylog 3000, but you’ll be able to borrow it for the duration of your patient’s transport!
“Believe me, my young friend, there is NOTHING – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” Fair enough, we all love messing about in boats. But – smearing honey on orifices? Experimenting on nuns? Squeezing fish?
Flying corpses, drug-fuelled orgies and things that go squish in the night: there is a distinctive buzz about this week’s Funtabulously Frivolous Flyday.