This is the footage from one of the sessions I chaired at last November’s ground-breaking ACEM ASM in Hobart. The theme of this session was “Imagining the Future” featuring Kendall Ho, Mike Cadogan and Stephen Atherton. It’s long, but there is some good stuff in there. Excuse the mumbling chairman…and the lack of audio in […]
I’d like to share my excitement about the upcoming 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine which will be taking place in the city of Hobart, Tasmania from the 19th-22nd November. The theme of the conference is “The Art and Science of Emergency Medicine” and it promises to blur the boundaries […]
Rick Abbot, our ‘American ER Doc Gone Walkabout’, dives into the murky quagmire of medical costs in the United States and makes a comparison with what he experienced in Australia. At least he tries to…
Rick Abbott gives us his take on the good, the bad and the ugly of the different emergency radiology services he’s encountered in Tasmania and the United States.
Rick Abbott zooms through time and space to share his personal experience of paperwork, billing and health records in emergency medicine.
LITFL’s ‘American ER Doc Gone Walkabout’ Rick Abbott tells us about his personal adventures with ‘hands on’ defibrillation and cardioversion… Are you ready for CPR with no interruptions?
This week ‘American ER Doc gone Walkabout’ Rick Abbot looks at how many times he has to sign his name at work and whether or not his patients can buy their prescribed medications….
More differences and similarities between emergency medicine in Tazzie and the US: consults, dysrhythmias, broken bones, HTFU and the depressing state of US healthcare…
Our American ER doc gone walk looks at how Tassie differs from the US in terms of the roles of docs, nurses, techs and physician assistants.
Our American ER doc gone walkabout struggles with medications, millimoles and the metric system in the emergency medicine nirvana that is Tasmania…
American ER doc Rick Abbott goes walkabout… and ends up in Tasmania. He asks “Why are there so many emergencies here? This is an ER!”