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Jun 30, 2021

Making a medical diagnosis with limited information is at the heart of emergency medicine.

Emergency physicians often have to make decisions without all of the information. 

Dr Anand Swaminathan shares a case where EMS rolled into emergency with a patient who was short of breath, hypotensive, tachycardic and...

Jun 29, 2021

From #CodaZero Live, Khairil Musa presents on Sepsis in different contexts. Sepsis is the leading cause of death for people in low income countries.
Khairil shares his story of managing Covid-19 and Trauma in Yemen and Iraq whilst working with Doctors Without Borders in 2020. Khairil had never imagined his work...

Jun 25, 2021

How a Crisis Resource Management failure led to a full-blown medical emergency.  

It is estimated that 70% of avoidable deaths in healthcare involve a breakdown of the principles of CRM.

Crisis resource management, involves seven crucial steps:

  1. Know your environment
  2. Anticipate and plan
  3. Take a leadership...

Jun 22, 2021

From #CodaZero Live, David Carr chats with Sara Gray about treating recurrent ventricular tachycardia.

A 50-year-old male arrives in the emergency room with chest pain. Upon examination, it is clear that he is experiencing recurrent episodes of V-tach.

Defibrillation isn’t working, so what happens next?


Jun 18, 2021

From #SMACC2019 Vic Brazil, Eve Purdy, Jenny Rudolph, Chris Hicks, Simon Carley & Jenny Vaughan discuss learning and culture in healthcare.

Simulation is a great learning tool but how do we organise simulation activities when we are resource and time poor?

How do we translate learnings from Sim into the real world,...