Chris Nickson's seminal post Own the Oxylog 3000 taught us the difference between protective and obstructive ventilation strategies, and showed us how to amaze our friends with Pplateau.But did it show us where the bloody "on" switch was? Eh? Knobology 101 So this video is for Oxylog knobophobes who can't get off square 1. As well as showing you how to turn the … [Read more...] about Borrow the Oxylog 3000!
The STEM Programme - Simulation Training in Emergency Medicine - has come to an end after 4 years on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Here is the story of child actors, fake blood, clingfilm, fire engines, Laerdal skin and imagination gone wild. The very best of simulation, task training, e-learning, videography - and cultural change. Enjoy the vid! And Vale STEM … [Read more...] about The STEM Programme
Of all the things that emergency physicians do, rapid sequence induction has to be the most sinister. To paralyse a man, or a woman, or a child, with a lethal serum - and then bring them back, from the point of death, with seconds to spare! With nothing more than a trusty metal blade, held in the left hand, and air blown through a tube! It is an amazing magic trick. … [Read more...] about DL Terminated
Most ED folk are familiar with the CRM concept. It's about teamwork, innit? And of course, we are all great at that. Go on - find someone in ED who says they are useless at teamwork! It would be like finding someone who says that they are absolutely rubbish in bed! CRM stands for Crisis Risk Management. Or something. And it's in a video about an air crash, where the air … [Read more...] about Crisis, Crewmanship and CRM
Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 100 This week, FFFF is getting old - with its hundredth edition. The jokes are starting to sag, the factual reliability gave way long ago, but there is still a glimmer in its ancient roving eye. And this week the funtabulously frivolous focus is on... old things. Question 1. What is the world’s oldest surviving medical text? [DDET Reveal … [Read more...] about Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 100: Getting Old