Christopher Munday

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Richard Lehman’s journal review—9 May 2016

<b>NEJM 5 May 2016 Vol 374</b> <br>Cholera: still not defeated<br>1723 Endemic cholera is one of those diseases that remind us how unequal the world still is. …

This is not Casualty – in real life CPR is brutal and usually fails

Only 3% of over-80s survive CPR and 1.9% of secondary cancer patients. It’s time we doctors stopped meddling and let such patients die with dignity<p>“I feel a pulse, but it’s weak,” says the young doctor who has just given prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a patient, alongside a …

Medicine

Patient Safety at the Crossroads

2Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Looking for a new podcast to try? 45 great picks from the TED staff

There’s something so cool about finding a new podcast to love — each little download opens a door to new ideas, new jokes, new ways of seeing the …

Self-improvement

Sex and Seniors - STDs A New Reality For The Elderly

Sex, sex and more sex. Lately it seems wherever I go (speaking event, supermarket, funeral etc.) I get asked questions about seniors having sex. In honor of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) having designated April "STD Awareness Month" I'll share a relevant experience from a recent PTA …

Online

Understanding Lactate – Paul Marik

Understanding Lactate Summary by: Rosy Wang Lactate has been viewed as a byproduct of anaerobic metabolism and an indicator of tissue hypoperfusion …

Metabolism

A good death should be doctors and patients' last life goal

My aim as a doctor is to heal the sick but when I am unable, to prevent suffering<p>I treat some of the sickest patients admitted to hospital and making decisions about resuscitation is a routine part of my job. In addition to being a doctor, I am also younger brother to Neil, who has severe learning …

Medicine

Animated GIF editor and GIF maker

Added couple of tools for work with image sprite sheets. GIF to sprite converter allows you to convert animated images to sprite sheets, while sprite …

Animated GIF

SGEM#153: Simulation for Ultrasound Education

Podcast Link: SGEM153 Date: May 2nd, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond. Chris is an emergency physician and clinical lecturer at the University of …

Pedagogy

LITFL Review 230

Welcome to the 230th LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the …

Medicine

Ultrasound Guided IV Placement

Posted on April 24, 2016March 15, 2018<p>This week Dr. Cameron Kyle-Sidell posts on peripheral ultrasound-guided IV placement!<p>He is currently working in …

Emergency Medicine

Why You Need to Keep Lifting Weights, Even When You're Old AF

Lats and longevity.<p>Time for the weekly (daily, monthly, hourly—we aren't particularly regimented) swole report.<p>According to a study out of Penn State, putting time into weight lifting leads to a longer life for older adults. Science Daily reports that of the total surveyed population, folks who …

Exercise

Presentation ID 30520

High flow humidified oxygen and the management of hypoxia<p>Dr Anil Patel.<p>Graduated from the University of London in 1991 and appointed Consultant …

Impact of cardiopulmonary resuscitation duration on survival from paramedic witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrests: An observational study. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Resuscitation guidelines often recommend ongoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) efforts to hospital for out-of-hospital cardiac …

Medicine

visually cochrane

I was once tasked with designing a qualitative study that asked administrators, nurses, and doctors about their accountability. Not an easy thing to …

Health care workers, when do you need to check your hands when handling a surgical patient? #SafeSurgicalHands https://t.co/9VlasorGva

Jellybean #5; Natalie May of St Emlyns at SMACC by @TheTopEnd - Listen to music

Jelly Bean

DIRECT LARYNGOSCOPY KILLED THE VIDEO STAR?

Videolarygoscopy (VL). Brave new world. VL makes any intubation easy, and solves airway managment problems. Well, it can be a life-saver, but it also …

Freedom of Information

LITFL Review 229

Welcome to the 229th LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the …

Medicine

The Case of the Indiscriminate Waveform

From the very start of our Residency training, Emergency Medicine Physicians are tasked with committing to memory the <i>correctable</i> causes of PEA …

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

Richard Lehman’s journal review—3 May 2016

<b>NEJM 28 April 2016 Vol 374</b> <br>Colon cheer<br>1605 As we get more affluent, we drink more alcohol, grill more meat, grab bacon or salami sandwiches for …

Approach Patient Safety Together & We All Win

Medical errors are the third greatest cause of death in hospitals.<p>We know this.<p><i>‘The real problem isn’t how to stop bad doctors from harming, even</i> …

Medical error—the third leading cause of death in the US

Medical Journals

Nasal spray, not needles for children as pain relief trials begin in Queensland emergency departments

Doctors in Queensland are trialling a new way to administer pain killers to children who come into the emergency department (ED) with broken …

Medicine

Study Debunks Defibrillation Myths in Movies

<b>THE RESEARCH</b><p><b>Mgbako OU, Ha YP, Hypolite KA, et al. Defibrillation in the movies: A missed opportunity for public health education. Resuscitation.</b> …

End of Guidelines - a parody of End of the Line

Prevention of falls in older people living in the community

Medical Journals

Episode 80 – Presentation Skills

Whether you’re a first year resident or a veteran of EM, you’ve probably given, or will be giving at least one presentation at some point in your …

Public Speaking

Richard Lehman’s journal review—25 April 2016

<b>NEJM 21 April 2016 Vol 374</b> <br>Aliskiren in Cardioland<br>1521 What does the R in the RAA pathway stand for? I used to pose this question in lectures several …