This is a guest post by Dr Mike Cameron ; previously published on edafeo.com 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. Now that I’m burning out at the other end of my career, I have some tips to share which I hope you will find useful. I did. All shifts … [Read more...] about A Letter to a Young Emergency Doctor
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 … [Read more...] about The Teaching Course Copenhagen & Melbourne 2017
So you’ve heard about FOAM and want to get involved. Great! Welcome to the FOAMsphere! Even if you take part in only a small way, it all adds up to make the world a better place. Here are ten tips if you’re starting out in FOAM. Here are ten tips if you’re starting out in FOAM. 1. Be a Tweeter Twitter is the thread that ties FOAM together. With a Twitter … [Read more...] about Ten Tips for FOAM Beginners
This is a guest post by Dr Peter Hutchinson, Professor of Neurosurgery; Dr Angelos Kolias, Clinical Lecturer in Neurosurgery; and Dr David Menon, Professor of Anaesthesia – all at the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK. It is a response to the recent LITFL post by Dr Alistair Nichol titled RESCUEicp and the Eye of the Beholder. * … [Read more...] about “Beholders” or patients and families?
This is a guest post by Dr Alistair Nichol, Professor of Intensive Care at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Outcomes following decompressive craniectomy... “Favourable” is in the eye of the beholder! The “Trial of Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension” (RESCUEicp) trial recently reported … [Read more...] about RESCUEicp and the Eye of the Beholder