Category Archives: Medical Musings

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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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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#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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#ICEM2012 – new wave in distance medical education

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#ICEM2012

The buzz on twitter surrounding the ICEM in Dublin is phenomenal. I feel privileged and excited to be part of this educational revolution. I’ll write more on this as the dust settles, but for now have a look at these … Continue reading

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More IST-3 comment: lets use a rod and reel instead of a drift net

A nicely written comment on IST-3 which is similar in conclusion to my original post (i.e. this is a rubbish study that adds nothing and contains badly orchestrated smoke and mirrors, but there probably is a group who will benefit, … Continue reading

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