Resus At The Park

Hi all   I know you’re in the midst of last-minute Christmas shopping and feverish planning, but I wanted to ensure that this got to you so that at least if you are sitting down over the vacation with a full stomach and a spare 5 minutes, you could perhaps forward the email onto your departments, contacts …

SALAD on the beach

It’s hotting up ‘down under’ and we are planning to spend summer on the beach as is traditional at Xmas/New Year.  It is going to be a hot one … Adelaide (nearest city) is supposed to be the hottest city in the world for Xmas Day! Meanwhile plans for #DAS smacc airway workshop are shaping …

DasSMACC Ticket Release – 26 October 2016

The world’s best critical care conference is off to Berlin in 2016.  I’ve been lucky enough to attend SMACC events since the origin in Sydney (2013), Gold Coast (2014), Chicago (2015) and Dublin (2016).  KIdocs is proud to be a smacc-affiliated website and maintains that critical illness is an entity not bound by geography – meaning …

Portable Vomit Simulator

I’ve just got back from another Critically Ill Airway (CIA) course at The Alfred, run by intensivist Chris Nickson of LITFL.  This packed two day course is designed for anaesthetic, emergency, intensive care and rural doctors and combines a multitude of hands-on task training with immersive simulation scenarios.  Great fun and highly recommended, although heavy …