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#badEM16: Charmaine Cunningham – The gamble: do I pay or do I stay

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Selling assets in order to pay for care so that your child has a chance of survival should not be a decision that a parent is required to make, and yet often it is…. I’m Charmaine and I’m passionate about access to care.  For #badEM16 I combined some of my interests, including the system, how…

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DasSMACC inside tips from the organising committee..

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Three members of the badEM Team (Kirsten, Kat & Craig) have previously attended SMACC (in Chicago & Dublin) & we have been waiting to hear what DasSMACC has in store! See our summaries of past SMACC’s below! SMACC, the FOAMed Highlight of the Year smaccMINI summary: Paediatric Critical Care Workshop for non-paediatricians smaccDUB summary: Lead poisoning…

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#badEM16: Sian Geraty – Too wild, too free, too accustomed to death

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I’m Sian and I’m an Emergency Medicine registrar in Cape Town, South Africa.  I consider myself the luckiest girl in the world to get to do what I love in our incredible country. Here we have the most diverse patients, the craziest stories, the widest range of pathologies, and more opportunities that you can imagine.…

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Interview with the author: Greg Bell on his recent AfJEM publication on POCUS training in Kenya

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Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Greg Bell regarding his newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 3 entitled: “A pilot training program for point-of-care ultrasound in Kenya” by Greg Bell, Benjamin Wachira, Gerene Denning Link to open access article: Click here Corresponding author email: gerene-denning@uiowa.edu Authors’ twitter handles @GreggerEE & @emergencymedke 1. Tell us about yourself. How did…

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#badEM16 free Emergency Medicine Symposium

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http://www.badem.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Time-Lapse.mp4 Keep scrolling down for links to all the talks! Did you attend badEM16? Download your CPD certificate HERE  Too wild, too free, too accustomed to death Dr Sian Geraty Sian is an Emergency Medicine registrar in Cape Town, South Africa and shares some heart warming and heart breaking stories from her elective at Muhimbili National…

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#badEM16: Ross Hofmeyr – My best and biggest blunders

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“Let your mistakes haunt you and they will destroy you. Let your mistakes teach you and they will grow you” – Ross Hofmeyr Dr Ross Hofmeyr talks about making mistakes and how we deal with them through telling the stories of his best and biggest blunders. Because the only clinicians who do not make mistakes…

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Critical Care Transport Workshop #ecssa2016

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Critical Care Transport Workshop #ECSSA2016 The badEM team hosted an exciting Critical Care Transport pre-conference workshop for the ECSSA2016 conference on 21 September 2016. Despite having limited numbers to 20 participants, 35 people arrived for the afternoon workshop!  If you attended the workshop, please take a moment to complete the feedback form by clicking HERE…

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Interview with the author: Samer Abujaber on Developing metrics for emergency care research in low- & middle-income countries

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Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Samer Abujaber regarding his newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 3 entitled: “Developing metrics for emergency care research in low- and middle-income countries” by Samer Abujaber, Cindy Y. Chang, Teri A. Reynolds, Hani Mowafi, Ziad Obermeyer Link to open access article: Click here Corresponding Author (Samer…

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Feedback from #badEM16

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CPD Certificates

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Thank you for attending #badEM16 ! In order to have your CPD Certificate emailed to you please complete the form by clicking here. Please also fill in our feedback form, a few quick questions to gather your feelings about the day… Click here

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Interview with the Author: Understanding the motivators & barriers to blood donation in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Tanja Z. Zanin regarding her newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 2 entitled: “Tapping into a vital resource: Understanding the motivators and barriers to blood donation in Sub-Saharan Africa” Original Research by Tanja Z. Zanin, Denise P. Hersey, David C. Cone, Pooja Agrawal Link to open access article: Click here:…

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Interview with the Author: AfJEM: Douglas Wiebe on Economic development & road traffic fatalities in two neighbouring African nations

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Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Douglas J Wiebe regarding his newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 2 entitled: “Economic development & road traffic fatalities in two neighbouring African nations” Original Research by Douglas J. Wiebe, Sunanda Ray, Titus Maswabi, Christina Kgathi, Charles C. Branas. Link to open access article: Click here: Corresponding Author: dwiebe@upenn.edu Tell us…

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Interview with the Author: AfJEM: Carine Marks on Poison Information Centre Models in Africa

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Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Carin Marks regarding her newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 2 entitled: “A promising Poison Information Centre Model for Africa” Original Research by Carine Marks, Niel van Hoving, Nick Edwards, Christopher Kanema, David Kapindula, Tom Menge, Caesar Nyadedzor, Clare Roberts, Dexter Tagwireyi, Joanna Tempowski   Link…

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Interview with the Author: AfJEM: Professional needs of young Emergency Medicine specialists in Africa: Results of a South Africa, Ethiopia, Tanzania & Ghana survey

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Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Crystal Bae regarding her newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 2 entitled: “Professional needs of young Emergency Medicine specialists in Africa: Results of a South Africa, Ethiopia, Tanzania & Ghana survey” Original Research by Crystal Bae, Heike Geduld, Lee A. Wallis, De Villiers Smit, Teri Reynolds…

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#smaccFORCE summary: Prehospital Emergency Medicine Workshop

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#smaccFORCE – You don’t have to be the best – just do your best! I was lucky enough to attend the #smaccFORCE at the Dublin Social Media and Critical Care conference. We go to conferences to learn more about what is new, what is old, what is still practiced and what should no longer be practiced.…

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smaccMINI summary: Paediatric Critical Care Workshop for non-paediatricians

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Good day badEM followers.. as you know @craigwylie & myself (@kat__evans) are at #smaccDUB in Ireland. I attended smaccMINI whilst Craig was attending smaccFORCE (prehospital workshop – his summary to follow in the days to come) I am going to attempt to summarise learning points from rough notes [& personal musings] from smaccMINI that would be…

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smaccDUB summary: Lead poisoning in Nigeria

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[the below are rough notes taken by @kat__evans whilst attending the below talk] The amazing Natalie Thurtle @turtle1doc spoke to us about Lead Poisoning outbreak in Zamfara, Nigeria. The very first point she made is that her talk is in the Conference Stream called “Critical care out there’ Her involvement & story challenges out entire concept of…

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 WHY NAME IT, IF YOU CAN’T SURPASS IT? How African EM Geeks made #FOAMed history.

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As the excitement mounts for #smaccDUB that started this week, a similar initiative from the Southern-most tip of Africa bravely took the Twitterverse by storm in December 2015 with over 1.1 million impressions.  EPIC!,  fashioned after the SMACC (Social Media and Critical Care) innovation  held on the 12th of December 2015 was created with the…

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Endotracheal cuff pressure changes in flight

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Poster from ICEM 2016 on ETT cuff pressure changes during fixed wing flight. For the full blog post: http://www.badem.co.za/under-pressure-endotracheal-tube-cuffs/ For more information contact Jo Park-Ross on jo@badem.co.za or twitter @JoParkRoss  

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Implementation of an in-service training programme for paramedics in hostile situations.

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Poster presentation at ICEM2016 For any additional information contact Craig Wylie   Poster presentation at recent International Conference of Emergency Medicine 2016

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