Desert Island Airways

Every now and then, discussion amongst clinicians turns to the hypothetical of “what if you were stranded on a desert island?” and then leads into fierce debate on emergency drugs, preferred contents of a doctors bag or various airway devices. Of course all of this is hypothetical – not many of us are going to be stranded, …

Levitan Airway Workshop

So as a pre-smaccGOLD prelude, I was able to join the Levitan Airway course held in Sydney at the Royal North Shore simulation lab run by John Vassilliadis and team. I’ve been to this sim centre before, for both the Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises course and as adjunct to the Rural Doctors NSW conference. …

Nothing like a fine wine

Living on Kangaroo Island, we are blessed with not only gorgeous coastline, fine fishing and abundant wildlife…but also great food & wine.I am indebted to one of my colleagues (you know who you are) for the following article “Wine Enema and Proctoclysis”… This is important research. No doubt questions such as red vs white, whether …