I recently saw the awesome workshops being lined up for the 30th ACEM Annual Scientific Meeting in Adelaide this November. I asked Thiru what really good stuff was going down this year — this it what's being served up: Critical care stuff — Updates in Resus, Trauma, Cardiology... Topical stuff — Time based targets, Sepsis guidelines, Thrombolysis for stroke, … [Read more...] about All The Good Stuff
The 2013 CICM ASM was a blast, as you would expect given the glorious theme of 'Down with Dogma: Challenging the Fundamentals of Critical Care'. I got to play a bit part, challenging the dogma that you have to be a proper intensivist to speak at the ASM.... I had the opportunity to talk about 'Toxicological Myths and Half-Truths' as well as 'Social Media and the Internet: … [Read more...] about Dogma Downed!
"The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism." — Sir William Osler (1849 - 1919) Write it down in your diaries LITFLers, the place to be from May 31st to June 2nd 2013 is Wellington, New Zealand. Why? Not just because Wellington is the "coolest little capital in the world", but also because it is hosting the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of … [Read more...] about Down with Dogma!
That's right folks, it's conference season for emergency medicine all around the world. Move aside Cape Town and Essentials, now it's time for the 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine in Sydney. This year's theme is 'Educating for our Future', a topic that dovetails nicely with the LITFL ethos. We've sent over our Irish … [Read more...] about ACEM Annual Scientific Meeting 2011