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Welcome to #badEM; Brave African Discussions in emergency Medicine. We are all about promoting the special uniqueness of Emergency Medicine in Africa. We welcome any contributors, if you feel you have something that is Brave in African please contact us at info@badem.co.za

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Annet Alenyo at #dasSMACC – How to support African EM

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A lot of people have been asking the LMIC delegates at dasSMACC the following question: “How can we support African Emergency Medicine?” Two quick ways you can help from afar: ONE: Donate…

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dasSMACCforce: Paramedics Under Siege

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Below see a few items discussed at #dasSMACCforce talk by badEM team member @CraigWylie Are specialised tactical units the answer? There has been so much discussion in the media around paramedics…

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Ubuntu #5: Muthi Mayhem

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The case: A 27 year old male is brought to the Ubuntu Hospital ED by EMS with a history of feeling unwell for two days. It is difficult to get…

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#badEM16: Almero Oosthuizen on Paraquat poisoning

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Almero Oosthuizen treated the badEM16 crowd to an entertaining talk some common and some deadly poisonings other than organophosphates. Take away points: First aid first: remove contaminants from patient and…

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THE BAD TEAM

The Nerd

Willem Stassen

The Logic

Kat Evans

The Braun

Craig Wylie

The High-Flyer

Jo Park-Ross

The Adventurer

Kirsten Kingma

The Big Kid

Andrew Redfern