The most extreme ‘medical extremes’ as of 2018: “off the chart” lab parameters, and other ‘extreme’ findings and occurrences from the world of medicine.
Resuscitology – the art and science of saving lives – is a two-day residential course for resuscitationists in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia on May 9-10th 2018.
The ALiEM Faculty Incubator is a year-long professional development program for educators, which enrols members into a mentored digital community of practice.
Has Medutainment Replaced Education?… A debate between Chris Nickson and Bala Venkatesh from the ANZICS ASM 2017.
Reflecting on father-son conversations, Ben Symon explains why relying on those at the bottom to ‘speak up’ for patient safety is not enough.
Reviewed and revised [last-modified] The author has no conflicts of interest related to any of the devices mentioned in this article. OVERVIEW Mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation (mCPR) devices are automated devices that provide chest compressions during cardiac arrest, without the need for human-performed manual compressions. mCPR devices are also known as automated chest compression devices, and […]
If you have always wanted to be part of the ‘R&R in the Fastlane’ team, now’s your chance!
Andrew Davies speaks with Wellington ICU’s Alex Psirides about Mastering Intensive Care, doing “everything at the end of life”, and more!
Andrew Davies talks to Charles Gomersall -about mastering intensive care while training junior doctors in the BASIC practice of intensive care medicine
New in the CCC: spontaneous breathing & mech ventilation, therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM), trismus, urine drug screens, and antimicrobial dosing & kill characteristics
Reviewed and revised [last-modified] OVERVIEW Spontaneous breathing can occur without ventilatory support (unassisted spontaneous breathing) or be integrated with mechanical ventilation with assisted ventilation modes (assisted spontaneous breathing). ~30% of invasively ventilated patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) breath spontaneously at day 1 post-intubation, regardless of severity, and the proportion increases greatly over the […]
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