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Coda Change

Jan 26, 2017

Critical care practice in and out of hospital is a demanding field of medicine. It attracts a certain type of personality - the warrior: Those who want to do more, be more, work harder, evolve, innovate, be there for the big jobs, the complicated challenges. In a life that is becoming 24/7 and technology that can...


Jan 25, 2017

Fight, Flight and (more commonly) Freeze are common reactions when faced with the critically ill child. In this talk i will discuss recognising these states and developing techniques to prevent and recover from...


Jan 23, 2017

Flavia Machado and Paul Young present the top 10 ICU trials of the recent past SMACC style. Their list of trials includes a number that challenge dogma and establish interesting new lines of scientific enquiry. In addition, they also include all the recent clinical trials that should change your practice. If you want...


Jan 22, 2017

Anand Swaminathan - PRO -

PE is a spectrum of disease and patients on different parts of the spectrum should be treated differently. Subsegmental PE may need no treatment at all whereas massive PE is unlikely to improve without lytics. Between these ends of the spectrum lies the submassive PE - hemodynamically stable...


Jan 20, 2017

The development of Helicopter EMS (HEMS, or as the Federal Aviation Administration recently coined it: “Helicopter Air Ambulance” or “HAA”) services in the United States has taken a decidedly different path in recent years compared to those in other countries. The wide spread use of single engine, VFR only...