The build up to SMACC GOLD has well and truly begun — remember March 19th to 21st 2014 on the Gold Coast in Australia, with limited places for the amazing workshops on March 18th 2014 (think airway workshop with Weingart, Levitan and Le Cong or an education workshop with Rogers, Brazil, Mallemat and Carley... plus lots, lots more!) Our fearless leader on the SMACC organising … [Read more...] about EMCrit Talks SMACC GOLD
For me, the best definition of critical care is still that given by Peter Safar in 1974: "We have defined "critical care medicine" as the triad of 1) resuscitation, 2) emergency care for life-threatening conditions, and 3) intensive care; including all components of the emergency and critical care medicine delivery system, prehospital and hospital." Critical care involves all … [Read more...] about The Essence of Critical Care
Anyone who saw Scott Weingart's inspiring and enlightening SMACC presentation on 'The Path To Insanity' will have already gone out to get a copy of Robert Greene's book 'Mastery'. You'll also want hear Greene himself speak on the topic, as he does here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sYmQFPXmJA Don't forget to check out Scott's EMCrit SMACC page for a full list of his … [Read more...] about Robert Greene on Mastery
aka Trauma Tribulation 033a For this Trauma Tribulation, we are opening up the floor to all our wannabe Trauma-Queens, and we're gonna put it to the people... "What would you do?" Have a look through the case, think about your response and let us know in the comments section what you would do. Once we have enough responses, Scott Weingart of EMCrit.org will tell us what … [Read more...] about What would Weingart do?
This is a guest post by Dr Scott Weingart of EMCrit — you may have heard of him. If not... well how is life under than rock in Outer Mongolia? The textbook is dead. Anyone who has not accepted this is probably functionally deaf owing to the auditory insulation of their rectal vault. But what about journals? It seems there should still be a place for journals in the new … [Read more...] about Letters to the Editor 2.0