Physicians, health professionals and the general public are increasingly turning to the internet as a source of medical information. Rapid and unimpeded access to validated, accurate, digestible and easily retrievable health information is an essential tool in the care-giving belt of the astute medical professional. We have previously looked at some of the most useful […]
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Are you a medical student about to do an Emergency Medicine rotation and want to impress the hell out of your supervisors? Here’s a tip. Read the Emergency Medicine Clerkship Primer by David A. Wald and colleagues – if you absorb even 10% of the wisdom in this small book you will succeed in your […]
Examination Emergency Medicine is the first textbook to directly address the practical aspects of passing the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Fellowship examination
Brugada Syndrome is an ECG abnormality (Brugada sign) in association with specific clinical findings
Just finished reading an amazing manuscript…’Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis: An Evidence-Based Guide to Recovery’. It was a real eye opener!
With the era of Generation Y doctors; open source publishing; micro-blogging; stumbling and tweeting now upon us it is important to review the potential implications of the internet age on emergency medicine. The generational transition behind this digital revolution has already occurred in many other employment sectors and as emergency physicians it is important to stay in touch with developments – we are not immune to the effect of the internet on our daily work practices.
Mednar has just been voted the ‘clear number one‘ by Medical librarian and author – Hope Leman (writing for AltSearchEngines.com) in her Top 10 Health Search Engines of 2008. My list is based on ‘rapid resolution’ at the bedside (or at least pretty close to it!). Needing to find answers to clinical questions, guidelines, images […]