When I was starting out, I was told there were three types of doctors doing emergency medicine: missionaries, adrenaline junkies, and fools. I was all three…
Reviewed and revised [last-modified] OVERVIEW The Teaching Course was held in Copenhagen in June 2017 (see the website here: https://flippingmeded.com/courses/the-teaching-course/copenhagen/) and in Melbourne in August 2017 This page contains resources for the sessions I taught in ‘The Sim Course’ (Copenhagen) and ‘The Learning Course’ ( both venues) components of the course THE SIM COURSE Course resources […]
Ten Tips for FOAM Beginners from Lifeinthefastlane.com on how to make the most of free open access medical education #FOAMed
The Mastering Intensive Care podcast was created to help and inspire intensive care clinicians to improve the care we give to our patients by providing interesting and thought-provoking conversations with highly respected and experienced clinicians. Mastering Intensive Care Podcasts 2018 MIC 031 – Jean Louis Vincent MIC 029 – Claire Davies MIC 027 – John […]
A response to the recent LITFL post on the RESCUEicp trial of decompressive craniectomy from three of the trial’s authors, Dr Hutchinson, Dr Kolias and Dr Menon.
Alistair Nichol explains why the “favourability” of outcomes from brain trauma in the RESCUEicp trial are in the eye of the beholder.
Reviewed and revised 12 April 2017 OVERVIEW Definition Trismus classically refers to reduced opening of the jaws caused by spasm of the muscles of mastication (temporalis, masseter, medial pterygoid and lateral pterygoid) Trismus may also be used to refer to restricted mouth opening in general In the past “lockjaw” has been used as a synonym […]
Reviewed and revised [last-modified] OVERVIEW In Australia, a Rapid Response System (RRS) is a hospital-wide system to recognise and respond to the deteriorating patient is a requirement as set out in Standard 9 of the National Safety and Quality Healthcare Standards. FEATURES Defines seriously ill patients, at-risk patients and patients whose condition is deteriorating using […]
Reviewed and revised 3 April 2017 OVERVIEW Failure is an outcome that deviates from that which was expected or desired Learning from failure are the processes and behaviours that individuals, groups or organisations use to gain insights and modify future behaviours, processes and systems Learning from failure is rarely consistently practised, despite research findings that […]
Revised and reviewed 3 April 2017 OVERVIEW ‘Speaking up’ refers to a person in a non-dominant or non-leader role expressing a concern or suggested course of action to another person in a dominant or leader role Speaking up here refers to raising a concern before an act of commission or omission, rather than after it has occurred, which […]
Reviewed and revised April 2 2017 OVERVIEW Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning seeks to explain the processes that take place in the minds of learners during meaningful learning from multimedia instruction Meyer and Moreno (2003) define multimedia as the use of words and pictures (verbal and visual) the theory has clear implications for instructional design […]
Reviewed and revised April 2 2017 OVERVIEW Elaboration involves making connections between new information and related information retrieved from prior learning used as a cognitive learning strategy to improve the storage and retrieval of new information Elaborative interrogation (EI) is a questioning technique that requires learners to process information by asking “why?” questions An example […]