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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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Tips for FOAMed groups based in High Income Countries to help become Freely ACCESSIBLE Medical Education (FAME)

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The below are some random thoughts extracted from my talk at AfCEM 2018 Conference: Appropriateness: Don’t forget your audience is worldwide not all in the same healthcare context as you…

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AfCEM 2018 Day 1: How to get your research published: The 10 commandments

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Summary notes on talk given at AFCEM 2018 “Ten Commandments for getting your research published” by Dr Ellen Webber, Editor in Chief of Emergency Medicine Journal @emjeditor  A large proportion of…

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AfCEM 2018 – Day 1: Opening Plenaries & Education

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Two of the badEM crew Kat Evans & Willem Stassen attended the 4th African Conference of Emergency Medicine 7-9 November 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. They are being assisted in blogging the conference also by Dr…

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SMACC SYDNEY

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SMACC Sydney 25 – 29 March 2019 SMACC Sydney…… “Will be the best SMACC yet” Ticket Ballot opens in just over 8 hours…. Don’t miss out, register on the SMACC…

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#badEMfest18: Human/kind – Andy Tagg

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Guest Author: Andy Tagg When Kat Evans came and spoke at DFTB17 on the state of emergency medicine in South Africa she was all abuzz about this new conference that…

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Dare to research

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There is a paucity of scientific evidence originating from the African continent. (1) For evidence emanating from Africa, African researchers have very poor access to these publications. (1) In addition,…

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#badEMfest18: Do they know its EM? – Heike Geduld

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Do they know it’s EM? A few months ago I was approached to do a talk on global Emergency Medicine (EM) at the then still mythical BadEMfest. My comfort zone…

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