Thoracotomy, Episode 5, Click Here Here we tackle the evolving SAQ type - you start with something that tests your 'basic approach' and then takes an abrupt turn for the worse and challenges you. We take the approach of an undifferentiated scenario that eventually makes it's way to Thoracotomy in the ED. Resources Click here … Continue reading Thoracotomy
Paracetamol OD, Episode 4, Click Here Here we discuss a bread and butter staple for the ED Physician - Paracetamol OD. We discuss the various situations, controversies and management points that are essential in acing the fellowship exam. Other resources Paracetamol - Staggered Ingestion - Guideline Paracetamol Acute Single Ingestion Guideline Paracetamol (Repeated Supratherapeutic Ingestion) … Continue reading Paracetamol Overdose
Access Block, Episode 2 - Click Here Discussion of the definition, ACEM position statement and management of Access Block in your hospital.
Escharotomy - Episode 3 This episode discusses a seldom used but invaluable procedure in the management of the burns patient. We discuss it in the SAQ / OSCE format (download the full SAQ here) Kishan gives his valuable personal experience having performed an escharotomy in a burns patient. Resources Escharotomy Video from Victorian Adult Burns … Continue reading Escharotomy
Listen to Episode 1 The Art of Emergency Medicine podcast is an effort to help and inspire trainees of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) to put their best foot forward and progress through the program. We achieve this by covering various training issues and exam topics focussed on SAQ and OSCE questions. … Continue reading Introduction – Episode 1