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


An Update on Emergency Care in South Africa

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As part of the EMSSA/ECCSA conference in Sun City we attended an update on where we are with the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) in the Emergency Care field of South…

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Peadiatric burns: A summary of emergency treatment

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Interested in learning more? The South African Burns Society runs excellent courses teaching the emergency treatment of severe burns. The courses are aimed at doctors, nurses and paramedics. Click here…

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EMSSA Day 1 review – Co-created with #badEM

150 150 Craig Wylie

EMSSA day 1 So we are off with day 1. This is EMS day and so we have a number of streams addressing the  world of prehospital, emergency centre and…

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Health, wealth and emergency medicine in the 21st Century, with Simon Carley

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Guest post by Stevan Bruijns from AfJEM I caught up with Prof Simon Carley who will be presenting a keynote at the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa’s annual meeting…

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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