Friday, 24 October 2014

SEMS 2014: Mok Yee Hui - Transport of the sick child

Dr Mok Yee Hui is a paediatric intensivist and transport guru who runs the KK children's hospital retrieval service. She justifies the case for a specialised paeds service as well as demonstrates the trials and tribulations of tranporting sick kids. This one is for all of the retrievalists out there!

Slides are here:

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Subtle signs of ischaemia that need cath lab NOW...

Dr Steve Smith is not just a great educator and blogger, he is probably the foremost person you wish you could see when you are having chest pain. This talk is essential for anyone who reads ECGs for a living and treats chest pain. Kudos to the SMACC team for releasing this vid to one of the best lectures of the conference.

Steve Smith Subtle ECG Signs of Ischemia from Social Media and Critical Care on Vimeo.

The slides are here:

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Webucation 12/10/14

Web wisdom this time comes from the realms of trauma and radiology mostly. There's also a treat for Star Trek fans and airway enthusiasts all wrapped in one funny promo...

The last link was a promo for the SMACC conference. Semi decent lip-synching but the medical satire is pure gold. Admit it... this has happened in your ED in some shape or form!

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

CEM (UK) on traumatic arrests

The UK College is now active in the FOAM world and here's a good example of modern trauma information being disseminated to the general population.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Zdogg on platelets

ZDogg doing what he does best - this time the low down on throbocytopaenia.

Sunday, 28 September 2014

SEMS 2014 - Rahul Goswami - Why do we meet?

What the 2014 SEMS Annual Scientific Meeting is all about. Chairperson Dr Rahul Goswami gave the introductory speech, and set forth the tone and vibe that made this conference truly engaging for all who participated.

See the Video here:


Slides here:


Thursday, 25 September 2014

SEMS 2014 - Ng Kee Chong: What is permissible in a critically injured child?

A/Prof Ng Kee Chong is the esteemed head of the only tertiary paediatric emergency department in Singapore. He discusses the modern techniques of adult trauma resuscitation and then gives an in-depth analysis of which of those principles can be realistically applied to the critically injured child.

His slides are below: