Monthly Archives: August 2012

Moving house

In the spirit of FOAM (Free Open Access Meducation) I have been collaborating with Mike Cadogan from http://lifeinthefastlane.com to migrate this blog to it’s own domain. There is some fine tuning yet to do, but the existing content is all … Continue reading

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I have scaled the pinnacle – retirement is all there is left

I am of course delighted with my receipt of the accolade of a F.UCEM Diploma from the Utopian College of Emergency for Medicine via LITFL.com although this is tinged with disappointment as their promise to invoke “legend” status was cruelly broken … Continue reading

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Not all ST elevation is STEMI – the follow up

So this ECG has generated a fair bit of interest and quite a few comments both here and on Twitter. I trickled out a bit more information in the second post, but here is the final act: I figured there … Continue reading

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Revisiting #ICEM2012 with @corbetron on Storify

I meant to link to this Storify piece by David Corbet on the remote delegate experience of NOT attending a major medical conference using the social media tools of Twitter and Storify to share and reverberate his experiences. This is … Continue reading

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The FOAM project – more than the sum of it’s parts!

Mike Cadogan (@sandnsurf on Twitter, http://lifeinthefastlane.com , https://gmep.imeducate.com) is taking mighty leaps for mankind in creating a grand unifying resource for medical education (and particularly Emergency Medicine and Critical Care) by running with the FOAM concept germinated at ICEM 2012 … Continue reading

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Originally posted on the underneaths of EM:
This 53 year old man is an ex-smoker, with HTN well controlled by a single agent. He presented to the ED under duress from his wife and GP with intermittent atypical pain which…

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#ACEMWS2012 – The ACEM Winter Symposium from Cairns

The Twitter newbie @yarcusmong did a wonderful job of tweeting the recent Winter Symposium of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine from Cairns. A snapshot of the analytics looks like this: The full analytic and the transcript of the Twitter … Continue reading

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