Alistair Nichol explains why the “favourability” of outcomes from brain trauma in the RESCUEicp trial are in the eye of the beholder.
Review this league table of ‘extreme pathophysiological parameters’ from clinical practice and see if you have anything to add!
In light of recent junior doctor deaths from suicide, Sandra Lussier shares her experience of depression and shows how we can take action.
If you’re a doc or nurse in Australasia and you take care of critically ill patients chances are you should be familiar with the Oxylog 3000.
Join Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Groups (EMUGs) to continue the POCUS (r)evolution in Australasian emergency medicine!
There is still time to master the bronchoscope! Come to ‘Bronchoscopy for Critical Care’ on Friday 9 December 2016.
According to an editorial in the NEJM, decompressive craniectomy “has a proven benefit in the management of malignant cerebral edema after ischemic stroke”… We point out the caveats to this assertion.
The best advice ever given: “Never take advice from anyone prepared to give it to you”… plus some advice on how to give a ‘ripper’ talk or an effective presentation.
Have an idea for a talk or workshop at dasSMACC – submit it here! Remember, anyone who stands on stage at dasSMACC needs to be prepared to give the talk of his or her life in front of a crowd of nearly two-and-half-thousand people!
Ever wanted to be a Clinical Forensic Medicine Registrar? Read on to find out what is involved. Jobs for this unique position are available in 2016 and 2017 at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine.
SMACC DUB has sold out. However, you can still attend by winning the SMACC BYTE competition or by entering an auction for a ‘golden ticket’. All auction proceeds go to Focus Ireland, a charity that fights homelessness in Ireland.
What’s new in the Critical Care Compendium?… Lots, including: neutropaenic sepsis, preoxygenation, apnoeic oxygenation, delayed sequence intubation, a sepsis overview, initial management of severe sepsis and septic shock, urosepsis, septic encephalopathy, septic cardiomyopathy and mitchondrondrial dysfunction