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Commonly missed catastrophes. Rob Rogers expertly details strategies for improving our early identification of aortic dissection.


Arvind Rajamani has put together a series of question and answer videos, addressing the end of the bed global patient assessment that we are all encouraged to take a minute or so and do before launching into our polished …


The TTM trial (Targeted Temperature Management at 33°C versus 36°C after cardiac arrest, NEJM 2013;369:2197-206) hit critical care like a blast of cold air in 2013. News of its results and their implications spread rapid …


The Sydney Written Course, run by Dr Arvind Rajamani at Nepean ICU, is well-established in the training calendar for intensive care trainees preparing for the CICM Fellowship exam (Now called the Second Part exam). It’s …


Tales from past lives. Deniz Tek regales the crowd with unlikely parallels between his other loves; music, aviation and emergency medicine.


Damage control strategies. Karim Brohi outlines the critical concepts for the managment of the actively bleeding patient.


Louise Cullen and Rick Body fuel a contentious debate on the clinical significance of the high sensitivity troponin assay. Will your patients benefit from that extra digit ?


Scott Weingart revisits his famous video, illustrating how awake intubation can be done efficiently and effectively, with the proper preparation.


Lung Ultrasound – Case 2 - Acute, severe dyspnoea. – Kylie Baker History Patient presented pale, diaphoretic and too breathless to talk or lie down. LMO had ceased high dose diuretic 4 days before due to concerns about A …


Lung Ultrasound – Case 1 – Kylie Baker History Elderly Female with significant cardiac history presenting with acute breathlessness. Review the CXR in conjunction with the lung ultrasound images to develop your diagnosis …