aka Tropical Travel Trouble 010 Peer Reviewer: Dr Jennifer Ho, ID physician QLD, Australia You are an ED doc working in Perth over schoolies week. An 18 yo man comes into ED complaining of fever, rash a “cracking headache” and body aches. He has just hopped off the plane from Bali where he spent the last 2 weeks partying, boozing and running amok. He got bitten by … [Read more...] about Tropical Travel Trouble 010 Fever, Arthralgia and Rash
Just when you thought your brain could unwind on a Friday, you realise that it would rather be challenged with some good old fashioned medical trivia FFFF...introducing Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 244 Readers can subscribe to FFFF RSS or subscribe to the FFFF weekly EMAIL Question 1 What is the Mandela effect? [DDET + Reveal the funtabulous … [Read more...] about Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 244
This is a guest post by Dr Michelle Withers (@desertoak), emergency physician at Alice Springs Hospital On February 12th, 2018, a new and completely unique service went live in Alice Springs – the Medical Retrieval and Consultation Centre (MRaCC). The Central Australian Retrieval service has been operating from the Alice Springs Hospital in conjunction with RFDS in various … [Read more...] about MRaCC Alice Springs – a retrieval experience like no other!
Welcome to the 339th LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and critical care. Each week the LITFL team casts the spotlight on the blogosphere's best and brightest and deliver a bite-sized chunk of FOAM. Readers can subscribe to LITFL review RSS or … [Read more...] about LITFL Review 339
aka Tropical Travel Trouble 009 The diagnosis of HIV is no longer fatal and the term AIDS is becoming less frequent. In many countries, people with HIV are living longer than those with diabetes. This post will hopefully teach the basics of a complex disease and demystify some of the potential diseases you need to consider in those who are severely immunosuppressed. While … [Read more...] about Tropical Travel Trouble 009 Humongous HIV Extravaganza