• Electrical Storm podcast

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    Recent advances in electrophysiology can influence management of cardiac arrest – find out how in this free critical care tutorial! Electrical Storm  PDF of slides

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  • ECG workshop: aVR and all that

    ECG workshop: aVR and all that

    Hi all STEMI equivalents can be tricky and a source of ED-Cardiology friction. I’ve gone through my collection to find some great examples, and I thought it might be a good idea to refresh some of the new kids on the block signs of coronary artery occlusion . click on the ECGs for big pictures.  ECG 1: This ECG is of a 39 year old man and clearly has STE in leadV 1-V3, although its the upsloping variety in V2-3. the TWs […]

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  • How to talk about pain

    Chronic pain is a really difficult condition to manage in Emergency departments. This is a short discussion where I talk through the conversation that I have with my patients suffering from this, or for those patients with pain where somatisation is a strong component. I hope this helps you to form a basis for your own conversations! Any feedback is welcome

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  • Hyperkalaemia

    This is the ONLY hyperkalaemia tutorial you’ll ever need! Pathophys, ECG signs and management all rolled together into one evidenced based entertaining and easy to understand tutorial. I am sure that you’ll love the cool graphics and explanations which help make the complex easy!

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  • Sudden Cardiac Death Podcast

    Sudden Cardiac Death Podcast

    For those who like their med ed radio style, here’s a customised audio only podcast. For examples of the ECGs mentioned please look at the video sudden cardiac death   

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  • Sudden Cardiac Death

    Sudden Cardiac Death is the second most common cause of death in the developed world and the biggest killer of young athletes. Knowing the conditions which lead to SCD and, most importantly, being able to recognise them on an ECG is the key to saving a life. This is a tutorial given at the amazing Developing EM conference in Sri Lanka. If you want to know more about topics introduced here, see my WPW Talk , The Wide and Narrow Complex Tachyarrhythmia […]

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  • TiCME Chat: Traumatic Hypotension, Should You Treat It?

    In this follow up to the first TiCME chat Nick and David discuss permissive hypotension and other elements of damage control resuscitation in trauma and discover that what is popularly accepted may not be evidenced based….

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  • Hypotension in Trauma: Is the bar set too low?

    Trauma is a big killer, and practice has evolved to accept lower blood pressure with the concept of permissive hypotension. In this, the first TiCME Chat session, Dr David Lamond a retrieval and ED specialist and I discuss what traumatic hypotension actually means and what the evidence can tell us about current practices.  What do you think? Post  a comment or question below! We will cover the concepts of permissive hypotension, damage control resuscitation and haemostatic resuscitation in the next tutorial.

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  • Surf…and Heart Failure

    This short video will change the way you understand acute heart failure. It uses the ocean to visually explain how vascular failure is different from chronic heart failure with clear explanations and echo views. Its the follow on and answer  to the real time and real life case . For those wanting to get into more detail, I suggest reading this brilliant article  “The pathophysiology of hypertensive acute heart failure” David Viau, et al. Heart 2015. 101; 1861-7. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-307461

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  • The TOXIC ECG

    The ECG in toxicology. Cardiac electrophysiology is used to explain how to use the ECG to decide which poison your OD patient has taken, and how to guide treatment.

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  • Video vs Direct laryngoscopy

    A short video explaining the geometry, anatomy and technique differences between the hyperangulated video laryngoscope and the standard direct approach with macintosh blade for intubation. Simple explanations and pictures and lots of specific practice tips to avoid common pitfalls and improve safety and success

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  • Electrical Storm podcast

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  • Electrical Storm

    Electrical Storm

    Recent advances in electrophysiology can influence management of cardiac arrest – find out how in this free critical care tutorial! Electrical Storm  PDF of slides

    Continue reading »

  • ECG workshop: aVR and all that

    ECG workshop: aVR and all that

    Hi all STEMI equivalents can be tricky and a source of ED-Cardiology friction. I’ve gone through my collection to find some great examples, and I thought it might be a good idea to refresh some of the new kids on the block signs of coronary artery occlusion . click on the ECGs for big pictures.  ECG 1: This ECG is of a 39 year old man and clearly has STE in leadV 1-V3, although its the upsloping variety in V2-3. the TWs […]

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  • How to talk about Pain: Podcast

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  • How to talk about pain

    How to talk about pain

    Chronic pain is a really difficult condition to manage in Emergency departments. This is a short discussion where I talk through the conversation that I have with my patients suffering from this, or for those patients with pain where somatisation is a strong component. I hope this helps you to form a basis for your own conversations! Any feedback is welcome

    Continue reading »

  • Hyperkalaemia

    Hyperkalaemia

    This is the ONLY hyperkalaemia tutorial you’ll ever need! Pathophys, ECG signs and management all rolled together into one evidenced based entertaining and easy to understand tutorial. I am sure that you’ll love the cool graphics and explanations which help make the complex easy!

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  • Sudden Cardiac Death Podcast

    Sudden Cardiac Death Podcast

    For those who like their med ed radio style, here’s a customised audio only podcast. For examples of the ECGs mentioned please look at the video sudden cardiac death   

    Continue reading »

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    Sudden Cardiac Death

    Sudden Cardiac Death is the second most common cause of death in the developed world and the biggest killer of young athletes. Knowing the conditions which lead to SCD and, most importantly, being able to recognise them on an ECG is the key to saving a life. This is a tutorial given at the amazing Developing EM conference in Sri Lanka. If you want to know more about topics introduced here, see my WPW Talk , The Wide and Narrow Complex Tachyarrhythmia […]

    Continue reading »

  • TiCME Chat: Traumatic Hypotension, Should You Treat It?

    TiCME Chat: Traumatic Hypotension, Should You Treat It?

    In this follow up to the first TiCME chat Nick and David discuss permissive hypotension and other elements of damage control resuscitation in trauma and discover that what is popularly accepted may not be evidenced based….

    Continue reading »

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  • Hypotension in Trauma: Is the bar set too low?

    Hypotension in Trauma: Is the bar set too low?

    Trauma is a big killer, and practice has evolved to accept lower blood pressure with the concept of permissive hypotension. In this, the first TiCME Chat session, Dr David Lamond a retrieval and ED specialist and I discuss what traumatic hypotension actually means and what the evidence can tell us about current practices.  What do you think? Post  a comment or question below! We will cover the concepts of permissive hypotension, damage control resuscitation and haemostatic resuscitation in the next tutorial.

    Continue reading »