What happens in a mass casualty disaster when you run out of beds? Out of ventilators? Out of blood? Come discuss how (or whether) we should triage scarce resources during disasters.
David Anderson, intensivist at the Alfred, discusses dementia, death and end of life care in the intensive care unit
Critical Care is a place where love/passion and commitment must flourish, professional to patient, leaders to teams and colleagues, educator to trainee, skill to humanity- this is how we do it while maintaining our technical skills and our sanity
In our professional and private lives there are things that scare us, how we manage that fear defines us.
Leadership is not particularly a male or a female quality. It is a trait of an individual. “You know the way you know about a good melon.” When Harry Met Sally
Journals have been the main way to publish science for 400 years, but the system is no longer fit for purpose and new models are emerging.
We debate perpetually how best to resuscitate patients – ABC! For the critically ill, septic patient the only therapy that really works is antibiotics! How and why must we get antibiotics right?
Inhaled nitric oxide is extremely usefull for creating a “bridge” to other options as well as in resuscitation on pulmonary hypertension
If your an FCICM specialist in Sydney involved in education, come to this free workshop on 1st December at The Grace Hotel.
In providing critical care we sometimes need to make immediate decisions on who’s dead and who’s not. How are those decisions made? Is it science or emotion?