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Jul 29, 2021

Oli covers the initial management of patients with traumatic cervical spinal cord injury. He covers the neurological assessment – how and why we do the ASIA or ISNCSCI Exam and why it matters. It’s not always straight forward, but getting a motor and sensory level and determining if a patient has perianal sensation...

Jul 27, 2021

The importance of sex and gender in medical research.

For many years it was widely assumed that the occurrence and outcome of disease was the same for women and men.

Our understanding was that studies involving only men would be equally relevant for women. In the last two decades however, it has been shown that this...

Jul 23, 2021

Vascular Access Part 1: Reducing risk and increasing catheter longevity
The aim of having a structured decision matrix in the approach to vascular access is to reduce catheter-associated complications and to increase device longevity. There are over 15,000 central venous catheters placed in Australia annually. The...

Jul 22, 2021

From #CodaZero Live, Varun Harish provides an overview of the surgical management of burn injuries.

He talks us through how surgeons make decisions regarding burn management, including the importance of early assessment and intervention.

Burns evolve, what you see at the beginning is going to be very different in 24...

Jul 20, 2021

Global warming and the Jellyfish toxidrome.

From #CodaZero Live, Alice Young provides a brief update on the presentation, complications and management of Irukandji syndrome; and why we all need to know about it.

With ocean temperatures rising we are seeing an increasing number of Irukandji jellyfish and subsequent stings...