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Public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic • LITFL

Details: Speakers. Nick Coatsworth is an outstanding communicator and one of Australia’s favourite doctors. Nick held a key national role in the Australian response to COVID-19 as Deputy Chief Medical Officer. Bringing together his skills as an infectious disease physician, a respiratory physician, a practitioner of disaster and humanitarian medicine, and high level experience in health

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Top 100 Clinical Cases • LITFL • CXR • ECG • Cases

Details: LITFL Top 100 is a series of rapid fire self assessment questions categorical by discipline. Designed to appeal to a broad range of learners from undergraduate to advanced post graduate, and across a range of health disciplines.

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Open Disclosure • LITFL • CCC Communication

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Capacity and Competence • LITFL Medical B • CCC Ethics

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Collective Competence • LITFL Medical Blog • SMILE2 CCC

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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De-escalation • LITFL • CCC Clinical Governance

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Levels and Grades of Evidence • LITFL • CCC Research

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Scombroid Poisoning • LITFL • CCC Toxicology

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Behavioural Emergency Management • LITFL

Details: The Violent and Aggressive Patient: Behavioural disturbances and aggression in the emergency department is an increasing problem confronting emergency clinicians every day. 50% of attacks on health care workers occur in the emergency department.

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Medical misinformation and conspiracy • LITFL • CODA ZERO

Details: In 2013-2014, she was Health Policy Advisor to the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland. Nick Coatsworth is an outstanding communicator and one of Australia’s favourite doctors. Nick held a key national role in the Australian …

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Frailty syndrome • LITFL • CCC

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Healthcare Associated Infections • LITFL • CCC Infectious

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Communication in a Crisis • LITFL Medical Blog • SMILE2 CCC

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Geelong Health Practice SAQ • LITFL • Examination Library

Details: Geelong Health Practice SAQ Geelong hospital have kindly donated their 30 week fellowship program run by Dr Tom Reade for those of you that are studying alone. Work through these questions with your own DEMT for best results

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ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator • LITFL

Details: Supplement other health professions education (e.g. university qualifications) with a programme and community that is focussed on creating solutions at the “coal face”, embedded in workplace learning, and is truly interprofessional in nature. Membership cost.

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Healthcare and Gun Violence • LITFL • SMACC 2019

Details: I’m a health nut not because I like the way health food tastes (some of it tastes good) but because I’m trying to hold off prematurely becoming a patient (I’ve got a lot of things I want to do).In my free time, when I’m not annoying my amazing wife or snowboarding, I study Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and run a program called KAVI, which focuses

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Crisis Resource Management (CRM) • LITFL Medical Blog

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Wellbeing for healthcare providers: Rest • LITFL • SMACC 2019

Details: Dr Andrew Davies is an intensivist at Frankston Hospital in Melbourne. After a period of burnout 5 years ago, he now works half-time, has substantially reduced his academic load and recently gravitated to podcasting with the aim to inspire greater humanity in critical care (through the Mastering Intensive Care podcast) and greater health and wellbeing from lifestyle changes (through the New

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Unresolved sepsis • LITFL • CCC Shock

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Vaccination Hesitancy • LITFL • SMILE2

Details: Finally, a different approach may be needed if one encounters a work colleague is spreading misinformation. Studies from the US have shown a degree of vaccine-hesitancy among health care workers, including for influenza vaccination. The Aged Care workforce is an at-risk area, with staff often isolated from the general health care community.

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In Situ Simulation • LITFL Medical Blog • SMILE2 CCC

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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The Need for Brave Health Reform • LITFL

Details: Health promotion needs to be rewarded. This is not my area of expertise, but the obvious public health challenges such as obesity, lack of exercise, alcohol, prescription drugs and illicit drug addiction, promoting mental health etc need funding to keep these people out of the acute health …

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William H. Park • LITFL • Medical Eponym Library

Details: William Hallock Park (1863–1939) was an American Immunologist.. Fifth president of the American Association of Immunologists (1918-1919) and head of the diagnostic laboratory of the New York City Department of Health for 42 years from 1894 to 1936.

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COVID-19 a personal perspective • LITFL • MIC Podcast

Details: Naomi remains below her normal full health and seems to now have the condition which has become known as long COVID. Naomi is a true expert at keeping sick hospitalised patients out of ICU and, whilst performing that role, appears to have developed COVID-19 from exposure to a patient.

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Health of Critical Care Doctors • LITFL • CCC Administration

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Anna W. Williams • LITFL • Medical Eponym Library

Details: Anna Wessels Williams (1863 – 1954) was an American public health physician and bacteriologist.. She is eponymously remembered for her work beside William H. Park (1863–1939) to discover the Park-Williams bacillus, a diphtheria antitoxin which helped to eradicate the disease.. Williams also carried out important research into other vaccines, treatments and diagnostic tests for a number …

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Geelong Health SAQ 022 • LITFL • Examination Library

Details: Geelong Health SAQ 022. Neil Long; Nov 3, 2020; Home Examinations. Geelong SAQ 022 Questions. Geelong-SAQ-022. Answers. Geelong-SAQ-022A. Examination Library. ACEM. Exam Home. Neil Long . Dr Neil Long BMBS FACEM FRCEM FRCPC. Emergency Physician at Burnaby Hospital in Vancouver. Loves the misery of alpine climbing and working in austere

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Medicine, mindfulness, movement, mental (ill)health and

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Talking about Global Health Drinks • LITFL • International EM

Details: It was an empowering experience, and one that ensured my lifetime commitment to “global health”. Right now, I’m working as a Urology registrar in Sydney, and working on a possible trip to Vietnam with a group of volunteer urologists to train local surgeons and undertake complex operations beyond the capacity of local expertise.

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Is climate crisis a medical emergency

Details: Framing the issue: when climate change is a medical emergency with Hugh Montgomery. The climate crisis is a healthcare crisis. Humans aren’t wired for connecting immediate pleasure (unprotected sex, alcohol, drugs, cigarettes) with some ethereal medium-term risk.

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LITFL Authors • LITFL Medical education Blog

Details: Professor Diana Egerton-Warburton, OAM, is an Emergency Physician with a passion for patient and community advocacy. She is a Professor at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University and National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University.

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Disclaimer • Life in the Fast Lane • LITFL Medical Blog

Details: Noth­ing con­tained in the Site is intended to estab­lish a physician-patient rela­tion­ship, to replace the ser­vices of a trained physi­cian or health care pro­fes­sional, or oth­er­wise to be a sub­sti­tute for pro­fes­sional med­ical advice, diag­no­sis, or treatment.

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Live non-attenuated transmissible vaccine • LITFL • UCEM

Details: Vaccine production during pandemics encounters severe bottlenecks that give rise to the shortages many health departments dread. Chief among these bottlenecks is the availability of bioreactor organisms with sufficient capacity to produce this vital preventative medicine.

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Virginia Apgar • LITFL • Medical Eponym Library

Details: Virginia Apgar (1909 – 1974) was an American Obsgtetric anesthesiologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Apgar score - to assess newborn child health.

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COVID-19 airway management: better care through simulation

Details: Editor’s note: Health services around the world are faced with the challenge of preparing for the impact of COVID-19 on their communities as we all prepare for a potential global pandemic. I, like many others, see a great role for simulation in process development and testing and see COVID-19 as a prime example of how simulation can make a

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Dorothy Reed • LITFL • Medical Eponym Library

Details: Dorothy Mabel Reed Mendenhall (1874 – 1964) was an American physician, pediatrician and public health specialist.. In 1902, Reed, as the first female pathology fellow at Johns Hopkins, published research which determined that Hodgkin’s disease was not a form of tuberculosis.

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John Alfred Ryle • LITFL • Medical Eponym Library

Details: John Alfred Ryle (1889–1950) was an English physician and epidemiologist. Physician to Guy’s Hospital, London (1924). In 1935, he was appointed to the Chair of Physic (internal medicine) in Cambridge, but he returned to work in London during the second world war, until 1943 when he was made Professor of Social Medicine, the first such appointment in the UK.

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Box Jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri) • LITFL • Toxicology Library

Details: Box Jellyfish. The box jellyfish is found in tropical Australian waters. Most stings are benign and respond to supportive measures. Severe envenoming has been associated with at least 67 deaths in Australia, the last 12 being children.

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H1 N1 DON’T PANIC! • LITFL

Details: The World Health Organization has declared the swine flu outbreak in North America a “public health emergency of international concern”. The decision means countries around the world will be asked to step up reporting and surveillance of the disease implicated in dozens of human deaths in Mexico and at least 8 non fatal cases in the USA.

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Night shift and paying it forward • LITFL • Literary Medicine

Details: Oxygenated blood now circulating again, Tom gave a few tentative cries then settled into steady, if slightly fast respirations. The crisis had passed and we all relaxed a little. Except my husband, the only non health professional in the room, who still had the sick feeling of something being very bad.

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Doctors make mistakes. Can we talk about that

Details: Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also the Innovation Lead for the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at Alfred Health and Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University.. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme.

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Let's be Safe Every Day • LITFL • Conference

Details: SAFE ED is an opportunity to be part of a virtual community that represents the whole ecosystem of frontline healthcare workers: clinicians, nurses, allied health, administrative staff, security, cleaners and paramedics. To talk about safety, wellness and think about design solutions.

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Abdominal Imaging Cases 009 • LITFL • CMC Radiology

Details: This abdominal imaging interpretation series is proudly sponsored by the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Carolinas Medical Center. The goal is to promote widespread mastery of CXR interpretation. There is no personal health information [PHI] within, and ages have been changed to protect patient confidentiality.

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Google Medic Update

Details: On August 1st, Google released a ‘broad core algorithm update‘, which has caused major fluctuations in websites search rankings.These significant variations predominantly involved sites in the health and medical blogosphere (up to 42% of sites affected), and has been dubbed the Google Medic Update. Google continuously refines its search algorithms to provide the best and most credible

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