Phillip Hughes

Phillip Hughes Like many cricket lovers around the world, I had a soft spot for Phil Hughes. I can still remember the dread I felt as an England supporter watching him thrash a very good South African attack for back to back hundreds. What on earth would he do to our bowlers? Given that he … More Phillip Hughes

EMIG Event – Disaster Medicine – 23rd of July (4pm)

Emergency Medicine Interest Group The Disaster Workshop is an Annual Event at Westmead since 2008 E.M.I.G. event with Dr Kavita Varshney MBBS FACEM PRE READING “DISASTER MEDICINE” Westmead Hospital Dr Varshney is a local expert in the area of disaster and one of the key members of the Western Sydney Disaster Team. Be sure not to miss … More EMIG Event – Disaster Medicine – 23rd of July (4pm)

Chinese Medicine Poisoning – Pearls from ICEM 2014

Chinese Medicine Poisoning Chinese Medicine Toxicology (Dr Man Li Tse) Toxicity associated with Chinese Medicine accounts for 8% of all calls to the poison centre in Hong Kong 1 in 5 medical consultations are carried out by Chinese Medicine practitioners Three Types of Chinese Medicine Three Preparations are commonly used: Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbal Soups … More Chinese Medicine Poisoning – Pearls from ICEM 2014