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Ubuntu #2: Divination and a Diagnostic Dilemma

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Ubuntu #2: Divination and a Diagnostic Dilemma Author Victoria Stephen Edited by Kirsten Kingma   You are on duty at uBuntu Hospital Emergency Department on a Tuesday evening when a 37…

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Ubuntu #1: Not another tachypnoeic pregnant patient!

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Ubuntu #1: Not another tachypnoeic pregnant patient! Guest Author: Dr Neville Vlok | Editor: Dr Katya Evans History Mrs V is a 35 year old G3P2 female at 32 weeks…

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Balancing chakras – the passive leg raise

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Balancing Chakras: The passive leg raise Author & Sketches: Dr Serena Cardosa | Edited by: Dr Kat Evans As a medstudent, the topic of fluids eluded me.  When I started…

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Continuous Professional Development in South Africa

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  As healthcare professionals we all have the responsibility to stay up to date with current practices & advancement within our respective medical disciplines. In South Africa the Health Professions…

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Ubuntu Hospital – African Virtual Hospital, Aeromedical & Ambulance Service

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Ubuntu Hospital & Ubuntu Aeromedical & Ambulance Service After much deliberation we decided not to ask for admitting privileges at St Emlyns (UK) or JANUS General (US) Imaginary Hospitals, but…

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Under pressure: Endotracheal tube cuffs

1267 570 Jo Park-Ross

What’s the problem? The average internal diameter of an adult trachea is 1,5 – 2 cm and this doesn’t leave much room for expansion. Over-inflated cuffs could be killing off tracheal…

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Sonar beams deflecting cognitive error

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Sonar beams deflecting cognitive error Written by guest author: Victoria Stephen In the midst of treating a critically ill patient, whether it is pre-hospital, in the ED or ICU, time…

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SMACC, the FOAMed Highlight of the Year

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  It has been of interest to note that the vast majority of the traffic on #badEM has been via Facebook sharing rather than twitter. This may mean that many…

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No electrodes, no problem

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In the preparation for the 19th World Congress on Disaster & Emergency Medicine held in Cape Town – AfJEM asked African Emergency Medicine lovers something interesting – “Can you hack,…

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The 2015 AfJEM Resource Innovation Competition

A resourceful shoulder to lean on

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In the preparation for the 19th World Congress on Disaster & Emergency Medicine held in Cape Town – AfJEM asked African Emergency Medicine lovers something interesting – “Can you hack,…

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