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In Coping with Isolation – All alone on Kangaroo Island, Tim talks with brutal honsety about the reality of being a rural doctor.

Duncan Chambler reviews this Canadian paper looking at the factors predicting survival and quality of life in patients older than 80 years who have had an ICU admission.

Oli Flower brings lessons from cage fighting that are relevant to all health care professionals. Be open minded about this one!

David Newman defines and invites you to join the Dogmalysis and Pseudoaxioms movement

MASH; David Slessor reviews the Magnesium in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage trial. Does it reduce the incidence and severity of vasospasm?

ICU Radiology case from Samantha Lyons and Chris Andersen. What’s the cause of respiratory failure?

Christine Bowles takes on the big issue of Sex in critical care. In 2015, why is sexual equality in the workplace even an issue and how can we address it?

When to STOP Resuscitation: Roger Harris shows us just how complex decisions about resuscitation can be and when stopping can be the right thing to do.

Dexmedetomidine use in ICUs has increased noticeably and it can be easy to get sucked in to extrapolated uses. Here’s a refresher: Dexmedetomidine Prezi

Why don’t we wash our hands? Chris Nickson challenges us to examine lessons that are 150 years old…