Reviewed and revised 5th July 2014 Since my first presentation on social media and web-based education resources at the 2009 ACEM Winter Symposium — and in many FOAM presentation since — a recurring focus from the audience is: How can emergency physicians and intensivists deal with information overload? The concern about information overload never goes away. Fear of … [Read more...] about Information overload
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?
An exiting new free open-access journal has been born. Here's what Editor-in-Chief Rob MacSweeney, of Critical Care Reviews, has to say about it: Announcing a new development in critical care publishing. It is with great delight we announce the launch of a new open access critical care journal. Critical Care Horizons is a fresh, original voice in the critical care … [Read more...] about Introducing Critical Care Horizons
Issue 3 (Vol. 26) of EMA Journal for 2014 was published online on 8 April. Editorial overview by Andrew Gosbell & Geoff Hughes Bittersweet NEAT (#FOAMed) Discussion on the future of the National Emergency Access Target (NEAT) is timely given ACEM’s concerns (ACEM media release May 2014) over the recent Australian Federal Government’s budget announcements, which … [Read more...] about EMA June 2014
Issue 5 (Vol. 25) of Emergency Medicine Australasia published online on 6 October 2013 From Andrew Gosbell & Tony Brown Emergency medicine training for interns (#FOAMed) The contemporary growth in medical graduates in Australia is resulting in increasing demands for postgraduate training placements. Two editorials consider the impact on emergency medicine (EM) training … [Read more...] about EMA Journal October 2013