Clinical Toxicology – Pearls from ICEM 2014

Clinical Toxicology 1 The Approach to the Poisoned Patient (Dr Lau Fei-lung) (1) Dose – It’s the Dose “that makes the poison“ LD50 = Lethal dose that kills 50% (2) Patient factors – individual factors that affect the likelihood of toxicity Resuscitation of the Poisoned Patient Self Protection (Universal Precautions) – consider your own safety first … More Clinical Toxicology – Pearls from ICEM 2014

Resuscitation Overview for the FACEM Exam

2017 Exam Program FACEM Exam Resuscitation Summary (1) Briefly Review suggested articles and blog post (2) Complete the selection SAQ questions to an allocated time (download below) (3) Local candidates meet or email questions to andrewRcoggins@gmail.com for feedback Download for the PDF of Resuscitation Questions: Cardiac and Resus SAQ Version 1 Cardiac and Resus SAQ Version 2 Background … More Resuscitation Overview for the FACEM Exam

Echocardiography Basics

The Emergency Echo PDF HANDOUT – Click Here A Review of the Essentials of Ultrasound Ultrasound (USS) at the point of care is becoming an increasingly important skill for critical care practitioners Cardiac USS, or Echocardiography, is becoming increasingly accessible at the point of care delivery due to extraordinary advanced in technology in the last … More Echocardiography Basics

Not So Grand Rounds

On the 21st of May 2014 The Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) had its annual “Not So Grand Rounds” session at Westmead Hospital.   This was a well attended event due to the presence of great speakers (as well as the attraction of free Pizza). A case vignette (discussed below) was presented as part of Not … More Not So Grand Rounds