Tony Brown, one of LITFL's great heroes and until recently Editor of Emergency Medicine Australasia, got landed with the topic of 'Is the Peer Reviewed Journal Dead?' at smaccGOLD. Tony gives a remarkably insightful talk examining what the purpose of the peer reviewed journal is and what the problems are. I loved listening to this. His surprising conclusions: peer … [Read more...] about Is the Peer Reviewed Journal Dead?
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Readers of Emergency Medicine Australia may have noticed something a little different in recent issues. First, there was a social media editorial titled 'Dispatches from the FOAM Frontier' then today saw the publication of 'smaccGOLD and the rise of the Synthetics'. It is fair to say that these are unlike your usual editorials in peer-reviewed journals, or indeed, any other … [Read more...] about Dispatches from the FOAM Frontier
Issue 2 (Vol. 26) of Emergency Medicine Australasia for 2014 was published online on 8 April. Editorial overview by Andrew Gosbell & Geoff Hughes New look for EMA (#FOAMed) This issue of EMA introduces a brand new cover format and page layout for the journal. IN this editorial, new Editor-in-Chief, Prof Geoff Hughes outlines his vision for encouraging good quality … [Read more...] about EMA April 2014
Silver Anniversary Edition - Issue 1 (Vol. 26) of Emergency Medicine Australasia published online on 4th February 2014. Editorial overview by Andrew Gosbell & Tony Brown This special 25th anniversary issue is literally a 'once in a generation' collection of papers all commissioned, collated, edited and accepted by the outgoing Editor-in-Chief Tony Brown. As every paper … [Read more...] about EMA Journal Silver Anniversary Issue
Issue 6 (Vol. 25) of Emergency Medicine Australasia published online on 6 December 2013 From Andrew Gosbell & Tony Brown True burden of GP patients in ED (#FOAMed) National reporting of inaccurate estimates of GP-type patients in ED, giving the impression that EDs are over-run with these types of patients, has led to misguided and wasteful initiatives that fail to … [Read more...] about EMA Journal December 2013