[Previously posted over here] When I did my elective in South Africa we used to diagnose TB in the casualty dept. by sticking a cannula in the pleural effusion, sucking out some fluid, diluting it 1:9 with tap water and … Read More »
[Previously posted over here] What these guys looked at is a real challenge. How do i tell if the kid in front of me has just “the snuffles” or is in the early hours of something terrifying like a pneumococcal sepsis? They … Read More »
[Previously posted over here] For all the poor people that I quizzed over “what high-risk means” when it comes to heart attacks and strokes… These guys are great at this type of thing. Highly recommend the podcast if you’re interested.
[Previously posted over here] This paper deserves a rant, just for the sake of its ridiculous use of numbers Most people who come to an Emergency Dept. with chest pain do absolutely fine in the long run A small number … Read More »
[Previously posted over here] [I’m still reading the EM literature fairly avidly, i’m just not posting quite as much as I did] I’m a bit of an ED USS fan. For the simple things. Keep it simple and we’ll not … Read More »