The cost of healthcare is rising. New and expensive treatments, longer life expectancy and an ageing population are developing into a tsunami which threatens to flatten the health budget of first world economies. Already we are feeling the effects of this. WA health budget cuts will hit system struggling to meet demand At the coalface in the emergency department we are … [Read more...] about Saving the Healthcare Dollar
Once again ZDoggMD has come up with an anthem for the masses, the prostate masses that is... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3Ao3dASeQE "What doesn’t make sense is how Disney could completely ignore and alienate the lucrative 40-90 year old male demographic. And while incontinence can certainly occur here, this cohort is much more concerned with the opposite problem. … [Read more...] about Let it flow
World Cup Fever (WCF): a pathological condition wherein normally strong and healthy individuals manifest augmented and inappropriate physical responses in the presence of minor noxious stimuli. This psychosocial transference and somatization phenomenon is more prevalent in males and has the propensity to form cluster outbreaks on a quadrennial basis. The effects are … [Read more...] about World Cup Fever WCF
One of my favourite tweets from #smaccGOLD was the re-invigoration of the Emergency Medicine mission statement and recruitment flyer (via @4hrEmergencyDoc) ...which is a slight reworking of the original Aussie Emergency medicine mission statement used in the 2007 UCEM recruitment campaign (via @wgbrook and @fratdoozle) ...the matching scrubs hit a cord but as … [Read more...] about Choose Emergency Medicine
The sledging and jostling for positions in the build up to this year's smaccGOLD SimWars on March 21st 2014 is really starting to heat up! http://vimeo.com/78960271 In the finals, there will be three teams Each team will have two Jedi Master (expert mentor) coaches to get the best out of the team A celebrity judging panel will determine who is the most powerful Sim … [Read more...] about The SimWars SMACCdown heats up!