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A blog on anaesthesia, intensive care and emergency medicine. In-hospital and outside. Mostly focusing on the critically ill patient. Written by two Scandinavian senior anaesthetic registrars turned consultants.
This is our way of keeping log of articles and interesting things we come across in our work and on the internet. Should any of you out there stumble across this blog and find it useful then all the better.
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Category Archives: Humour
Full post describing the study at gomerblog.com …jokes aside, there is actually a real study on “changes in anal sphincter tone at induction of anaesthesia” – but it was done on the patients, not the anaesthetists…
I had the good fortune to visit the Museum of 1990s Trauma Care over the past two days. It's called #ATLS. Fascinating historic artifacts. — Bill Hinckley (@UCAirCareDoc) December 5, 2014
ANYONE can learn CPR
Anyone who knows the frustrations of submitting a paper to a review panel of a peer reviewed journal must read this letter to the editor. It quite accurately describes one’s feelings during the review process. As the letter says: “We … Continue reading
CPR teaching videos taken too far?
From the Danish duo Wullfmorgenthaler. Being Danish, they’re not always SFW. And often just bizarre and weird. But sometimes very funnny. This one helps me get through my obstetric night shifts, with their commotio cerebri regimen pager calls (i.e., about … Continue reading
Ruralflyingdoc, aka Dr. Gerry Considine, has a post on his blog to lighten up your Friday. Listing “things I (and others) have learnt from working in Emergency Departments”. A lot of classics there. Continuously updated.
Allie Brosh at Hyperbole and a half made an emergency department visit with her sick boyfriend and wrote Boyfriend Doesn’t Have Ebola. Probably, which includes a great analysis of the current visual pain scale. She is also proposing an awesome … Continue reading
Not really, but this great piece came just in time for the weekend: Dr. Minh Le Cong writes on Airway Kung Fu – The Way of the Laryngoscope.