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…

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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…

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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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Ambulance associate pathogens: A Western Cape study

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See below for ICEM 2016 Poster Abstract Email for more information.  

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Based on on work done in below abstract we are in the process of completing final drafts of  a “Quick Reference Handbook on Neonatal nCPAP” (with a focus on use…

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Interview with Sa’ad Lahri & Kamil Vallabh (ICEM Keynote Speakers)

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Dr Kat Evans from #badEM interviews ICEM2016 Keynote Speakers Sa’ad & Kamil – Cape Town Emergency Physicians: Who are they? Cape Town Emergency Physicians & educators Dr Sa’ad Lahri – Khayelitsha…

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Interview with Surgeon Captain Jason Smith (ICEM Keynote Speaker)

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Craig Wylie from #badEM interviews Surgeon Captain Jason Smith regarding his up and coming Keynote Speech entitled “Advances in military resuscitation – experience from a decade of conflict” at ICEM…

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Emergency Doctors without boundaries: we need to talk about violence against women

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Author: Dr Lucy Hindle – Emergency Physician – Gauteng, South Africa Co-author: Katy Hindle – lawyer with a special interest in gender and health Edited by: Dr Kat Evans – Emergency…

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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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