Thanks Minh!

Reckon it’s been a couple of years since I came across this “promiscuous blogger” who continues to impress me with knowledge, critique and good sense   So was delighted to receive a DM from Aidan @LittleMedic :   Keep up the good work – thanks Minh!

Rural Critical Care Pearls

The work of a rural doctor includes not just primary care but also emergency medicine, palliative care, obstetrics, anaesthetics and some surgery. Often with no option to refer to specialist colleagues immediately to hand, rural doctors have to train to be a true ‘swiss army knife’ rather than a finely-honed scalpel. Casey Parker covered this …

FOAMed & Homeopathy

FOAMed is powerful medicine. I recently tweeted on ‘what I love about FOAMed’ : #1 : information is a commodity…yet everything is free. Share the love… #2 : sense of community, common passion for improved patient care & advancing via education #3 : adding finesse, refining practice based on shared tacit knowledge.. #4 : it’s …

Are you a Good Samaritan?

I am sure everyone is familiar with the parable of the ‘Good Samaritan’. But consider this scenario : It’s been a busy day. On the way home you notice a small knot of people gathered around a middle-aged person, prostrate on the pavement. The bystanders look uncertain of what to do. Do you stop and …