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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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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 life after… with Roger Dickerson

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

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Building emergency care in Africa, with Gabin Mbanjumucyo

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Guest post by Stevan Bruijns from AfJEM Blog ​I caught up with Dr Gabin Mbanjumucyo who will be presenting a keynote at the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa’s annual…

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Moving through Suffering & Towards Resilience: The Compassionate Care Initiative, with Tim Cunningham

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Guest post by Stevan Bruijns from The AfJEM Blog I caught up with Prof Tim Cunningham who will be presenting a keynote at the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa’s…

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#badEM16 ECG Electrolyte disasters – Dr Sa’ad Lahri

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#badEM16 Medicine: Science or art? Dr Shaheem de Vries and Dr Heike Geduld debate

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“They don’t make doctors like they used to” – a debate between two excellent doctors and speakers about whether medicine is science or art.

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#badEM16 End of life care ≠ end of health care – Dr Stevan Bruijns

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A dying patient is one of the most challenging patients for healthcare professionals. Stevan talks us through how to practice the best possible end of life care.

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