The scope of wilderness medicine combines traditional medical specialities, particularly emergency medicine, sports medicine, military medicine and general practice, with pre-hospital care and rescue skills.
Research and Reviews (R&R) in the FastLane 95th edition – experts worldwide tell us what they think is worth reading from the literature
Research and Reviews (R&R) in the FastLane: experts worldwide tell us what they think is worth reading from emergency and critical care
Anytime, anywhere – a video that captures the essence of emergency medicine critical care.
A snake slithers away and a man is left with a leg wound oozing blood. Can you handle this suspected snakebite scenario in rural NSW?
Working as a doc in the Annapurna region of Nepal – a place where waiting room overcrowding didn’t exist. In fact, waiting rooms didn’t exist…
A 62 yo lady presents to the ER after opening a package containing a coat bought online from Uzbekistan. After trying it on, she immediately feels pain in her left hand. She shakes the coat, and out crawls…
LITFL’s first ‘Postcard from the Edge’, a series highlighting the emerging field of International Emergency Medicine, features Australian IEM trailblazer Associate Professor Chris Curry.
The story of Alastair Coutts and Bob Eason as they try to save a dying patient in a small wooden hut in the Solomon islands with only basic equipment and a little help from Jesus.
My recent talk on marine envenoming is now alive in blog-post form thanks to the MicroGnome. It gives a brief overview of the clinical aspects of marine envenoming from an Australian perspective.
A 5 year old girl is unable to walk and is becoming progressively weaker. She also complained of a lump on her head. Can you make the diagnosis?
A man has intense bilateral eye pain and refuses to open his eyes after a day of welding, surfing and lying on a sunbed. What is the diagnosis and emergency management?