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As rural doctors, we need to remember “critical illness does not respect geography” and learn from our colleagues in ED & ICU to help “deliver quality care, out there”
SCOTT WEINGART – THE ESSENCE OF CRITICAL CARE
A rousing cry to arms from Herr Weingart – all together now – “we are critical care”
CLIFF REID – MAKING THINGS HAPPEN
Proving once again that Cliff oozes brilliance from every pore, this video is great to encourage introspection about how you manage yourself, your team, your environment…and of course your patient.
JOHN MYBURGH – CATECHOLAMINES, RESUSCITATION & RESURRECTION
Adrenaline? Noradrenaline? Dopamine? Vasopressin? Confused about inotropes? Learn to relax, John Myburgh has done all the heavy-lifting for you.
SCOTT WEINGART – THE PATH TO INSANITY
One of the problems with FOAMed, or indeed ANY information via the internet, is that of ‘drinking from the firehose’ – not being swamped in the torrent of information that we are expected to keep abreast of as clinicians. Chris Nickson of ‘life in the fast lane’ encourages us to relax and let the FOAMed goodness come to us via filters. This is laziness according to Weingart – we must try HARDER and assimilate information if we want to be true masters in our profession. Is he mad? Or just driven? Watch this video and decide…
KIA WAHL – BE SEEN, BE HEARD
Never heard of Google Glass? Not sure how the new tech will fit in with medicine? Watch Kia make it all easy…
CLIFF REID – HOW TO BE A HERO
OK, so some criticise the HEMS guys for being all about machoism. Cliff (who oozes brilliance) shows us what it takes to be a hero. You will feel a lump in your throat. Kudos. The best talk at SMACC2013 by a country mile…
CHRIS NICKSON – ALL DOCTORS ARE JACKASSES
Provocative title, great talk. Watch the ubiquitous Chris explain himself…
SCOTT WEINGART – MIND OF THE RESUSCITATIONIST
The little fella from New York is on a roll with this one. Peeling back the cognitive steps to differentiate the master from the amateur resuscitationist. Watch it once, watch it twice…then make sure you apply the principles.
SIMON CARLEY – WRESTLING WITH RISK