Monthly Archives: March 2013

A brief hiatus and a request.

Some of you may have noticed a deafening silence from me for the last week or so. Never fear, I am still alive and kicking, merely taking a short break. I have a number of things I want to talk … Continue reading

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Student Paramedics and Subtle ECGs

Last night I was asked to speak at the Australian Catholic University Student Paramedic Society’s clinical night.  Someone I have previously worked with dobbed me in, and I felt I couldn’t say no…

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SMACC Breakdown, Part One

As promised I will attempt to share a few things about SMACC 2013 for my loyal reader (thanks mum) First of all:  Wow.  The entire conference was an absolutely amazing experience.  So much so that I am still suffering from … Continue reading

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A brief post, brought to you by the letter S, and the number Holy Crap This is Awesome. As you may have gathered by the title, I am at the inaugural SMACC conference in Sydney. Not only is the weather … Continue reading

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The Art of the Handover.

A conversation the other morning on Twitter got me thinking about how we go about handing over patients to medical staff at hospital.  Some were looking for some information on how to hand over and what the hospital staff wanted to know. … Continue reading

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