Welcome to #badEM; Brave African Discussions in Emergency Medicine. We are group of like-minded bloggers who are all about promoting the special uniqueness of Emergency Medicine in Africa. Submit your interesting cases to Ubuntu. Check out talks from our past free symposium #badEM16.  We welcome any contributors & if you feel you have something that is Brave and African please contact us at info@badem.co.za


Voices from Africa at SMACC

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African Voices at SMACC During SMACC in Sydney, Doug Lynch, @thetopend, interviewed several African delegates. We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the conference organisers with the smaccREACH…

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#badEMfest18: The Chronic Pain Toolkit – Rowan Duys

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The Chronic Pain Toolkit  Dr Rowan Duys  Rowan, @healthink, is an Anaesthetist practicing at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. He has a key interest in pain management…

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Thoughts from the Intro to Pain Control in Palliative Medicine Diploma

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Day 3 Pain Management Introduction was taught/facilitated by Dr Rene Kraus.   I will in the future post my version of the “Pain Masterclass” when we do an entire section of…

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Back to School: Day1 of Palliative Medicine PGDiploma

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I have made the decision to put my student hat back on and start a 1 year Postgraduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine through UCT this year. Day 1 discussions were…

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The Nerd

Willem Stassen

The Logic

Kat Evans

The Sonography Guru

Victoria Stephen

The Braun

Craig Wylie

The High-Flyer

Jo Park-Ross

The Adventurer

Kirsten Kingma

The Big Kid

Andrew Redfern