Cutting Edge Cardiac Arrest
Dr Oliver Flower Cutting Edge Cardiac Arrest A panel with the chairs of ILCOR discussing their two newest cardiac arrest protocols. Hosted by Scott Weingart. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 28, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care Resuscitation cardiac arrest ILCOR Scott Weingart Source Type: blogs

Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 306
Dr Mark Corden Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 306 Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 306 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind The medical trivia FFFF. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 28, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Mark Corden Tags: FFFF Arthus Conan Doyle Dr Yiannis Efstathiadis Graham Chapman Ken Jeong Mayim Bialik Rob Sitch Sherlock Holmes Source Type: blogs

Sexual Assault in Critical Care
Dr Oliver Flower Sexual Assault in Critical Care Sexual assault is disturbingly common - how to recognize it, record it and refer to specialized care with Kari Sampsel (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 25, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Community & Advocacy Obstetrics Gynaecology Kari Sampsel Sexual Assault violence Source Type: blogs

Building a creative team
Dr Oliver Flower Building a creative team Sowing the seeds of creativity in the teams and the wider workplace (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 24, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Medical Innovation Carol Hodgson creativity Jess Webb Oli Flower Oliver Flower Phil Dobson Source Type: blogs

Pacific Island Playlist: Emergency Medicine in Fiji
Dr Oliver Flower Pacific Island Playlist: Emergency Medicine in Fiji Anne Creaton is interviewed by Peter Brindley. She talks about her experience in setting up Emergency Medicine Training in Fiji and give advice to those who may want to work in a similar setting. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Career & Wellbeing Anne Creaton dance Pacific Island Source Type: blogs

Turning a Zebra into a Horse
Dr Oliver Flower Turning a Zebra into a Horse A deep dive into a much more common frightening entity than you may think. Turning a zebra into a horse with David Carr (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care challenge David Carr diagnosis Encephalitis zebra Source Type: blogs

Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 305
Dr Neil Long Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 305 Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 305 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind The medical trivia FFFF. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 21, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Neil Long Tags: FFFF Source Type: blogs

Real world outcomes from TBI
Dr Oliver Flower Real world outcomes from TBI Des Gorman talks about outcomes and controversies following traumatic brain injury. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 21, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care Neurology Des Gorman TBI Traumatic Brain Injury Source Type: blogs

Pacific Island Playlist: Death and compassion
Dr Oliver Flower Pacific Island Playlist: Death and compassion Pacific Island Playlist is a bit of a secret. Suffice it to say it's a chance for non traditional speakers to highlight non traditional stuff. We hope to surprise you, make you think, and heck maybe even produce a tear or two (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 20, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Career & Wellbeing Bereavement Bereavement Bag Bereavement Coordinator dance Louise Sayers Pacific Island Peter Brindley Source Type: blogs

The Back-end of sepsis
Dr Oliver Flower The Back-end of sepsis Hallie Prescott tells us about why the back-end of sepsis matters and is a neglected aspect of our management. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 19, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care back-end sepsis Hallie Prescott Sepsis Overview Source Type: blogs

Top 5 common misses in trauma imaging
Dr Oliver Flower Top 5 common misses in trauma imaging Andrew Dixon from Radiopaedia goes through 5 classic fails - common misses in trauma imaging. Learn from this rather than missing them yourself! (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 18, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care Radiology Trauma Andrew Dixon missed fracture missed injury radiology misses Top 10 Top 5 Source Type: blogs

Abdominal Imaging Cases 005
Dr Kyle Cunningham Abdominal Imaging Cases 005 February 2020 Adult Abdominal imaging cases and interpretation with Isolina R. Rossi, MD, Brian P. Shreve, MD and Kyle Cunningham, MD (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 18, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Kyle Cunningham Tags: Radiology Abdominal CT AXR AXR Interpretation CMC Radiology Source Type: blogs

Pacific Island Playlist: Dance and Medicine
Dr Oliver Flower Pacific Island Playlist: Dance and Medicine Peter Brindley interviews Khairil Musa and they discuss Khairils passion outside of medicine: dance (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Career & Wellbeing dance Khairil Musa Pacific Island Peter Brindley Source Type: blogs

Emergency management of Pre-eclampsia
Dr Oliver Flower Emergency management of Pre-eclampsia Kat Evans takes us through the reality of managing pre-eclampsia in South Africa, highlighting what we cannot miss. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care Obstetrics Gynaecology eclampsia Kat Evans maternal death maternity Pre-eclampsia Source Type: blogs

Classic CT brain pathology
Dr Oliver Flower Classic CT brain pathology Andrew Dixon from Radiopaedia covers all the common pathology seen on CT scans in critical care. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 15, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care Radiology Andrew Dixon Brain pathology CT brain CT scan CTB CTH Source Type: blogs

Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 304
Dr Mark Corden Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 304 Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 304 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind The medical trivia FFFF. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 14, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Mark Corden Tags: FFFF bisphosphonate BRONJ bushings syndrome coxsackie A16 fluroquinolones lemon on matchsticks onychomadesis osteonecrosis of the jaw phossy jaw Source Type: blogs

Airway management
Dr Oliver Flower Airway management Adam Rehak provides practical pearls about managing the unexpected difficult airway; emphasising the importance of effective teamwork with the Vortex approach and the DAS guidelines. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 13, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Anaesthesiology Clinical Crit Care Resuscitation Adam Rehak Airway Management Vortex Vortex approach Source Type: blogs

Paediatric analgesia
Dr Oliver Flower Paediatric analgesia Great pediatric care requires excellent pain management, and excellent pain management requires the recognition that sucrose is not a pain medication. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 12, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Anaesthesiology Clinical Crit Care Pediatrics EBM First10EM Justin Morgenstern neonatology paediatric analgesia pediatric analgesia sucrose Source Type: blogs

The Novel coronavirus
Jarrad Hall The Novel coronavirus While nCoV19 is a public health threat, the public are perceiving it to be a larger threat than it is. If we have learned anything from SARS, this large gulf between expectation and reality could undermine control efforts against future contagions (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 10, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Jarrad Hall Tags: Infectious Disease Corona virus Corona viruses Coronaviruses novel coronavirus virology Source Type: blogs

Is less best in critical care?
Dr Oliver Flower Is less best in critical care? John Myburgh gives a philosophical talk about what life (and death) is really about and what the new challenges are in critical care. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 10, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care ethics FOAMethics John Myburgh less less is best less is more Source Type: blogs

Grief and Loss
Dr Oliver Flower Grief and Loss Liz Crowe gives sage advice about dealing with grief and loss in the critical care setting, for both relatives and health care professionals. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 9, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Career & Wellbeing Communication grief Liz Crowe loss Source Type: blogs

Intracranial Hypertension
Dr Oliver Flower Intracranial Hypertension Rhonda Cadena discusses management of intracranial hypertension, specifically substantial practice variation. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 8, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care Intracranial Hypertension Rhonda Cadena Source Type: blogs

Clot retrieval for stroke
Dr Oliver Flower Clot retrieval for stroke A case example of a large vessel obstruction of the brain and our current techniques available to treat it. How we make decisions on endovascular treatment and management points for emergency and intensive care colleagues. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 6, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care Alice Ma Brain EM cerebrovascular accident Clot retrieval endovascular thrombectomy stroke stroke thrombectomy Source Type: blogs

Pediatric CXR Cases 009
Michael A. Gibbs, MD Pediatric CXR Cases 009 January 2020 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Chest X-ray interpretation with Jennifer Potter and Nicholena Richardson (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 5, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michael A. Gibbs, MD Tags: Pediatrics Radiology CXR CXR interpretation CXR Quiz pediatric CXR Source Type: blogs

Fat, Feed and Futility
Dr Oliver Flower Fat, Feed and Futility Muscle wasting in intensive care is the thief of future health. Hugh Montgomery shows us what a big issue this is and what can be done to mitigate the problem. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 5, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care CIAW CIW feeding Hugh Montgomery Muscle wasting Source Type: blogs

ICU through their Eyes
Dr Oliver Flower ICU through their Eyes If we put "emotion before cognition" and respond with empathy and curiosity instead of "answering feelings with facts" we build trust and learn values. The patient perspective with Laura Rock (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 5, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Community & Advocacy GIVE Laura Rock patient advocacy patient perspective Source Type: blogs

High emotion in the workplace: Session 5
Dr Oliver Flower High emotion in the workplace: Session 5 The most challenging moments in resuscitation are often not the clinical decisions. Learning to react, accept, reset and engage is a psychological tool that can help us all. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 4, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Education & Communication Chris Nickson High emotion Jenny Rudolph Source Type: blogs

ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator EOIs close soon!
Dr Chris Nickson ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator EOIs close soon! Some of us (mostly me) are getting a little excited about the upcoming launch of the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme. If this sounds like your thing, you need to get your EOI in by February 15th 2020…. That’s less than 2 weeks away! The ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator is a professional development programme for […] (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - February 3, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Chris Nickson Tags: Education LITFL ANZCEN clinician educator incubator Source Type: blogs

Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 303
Dr Joe Rotella Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 303 Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 303 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind The medical trivia FFFF. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 31, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Joe Rotella Tags: FFFF anaphylaxis Bluebottle Box Jellyfish bufo marinus cane toad diet pills digoxin drug misadventures irukanji Nicotine Opioids Paediatrics pediatrics phentermine sympathomimetics toad eggs Toxicology vape Source Type: blogs

Mind the Gap
Dr Oliver Flower Mind the Gap A (happy) error: or why you should "mind the gap" with Peter Brindley (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 30, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care lactate lactate gap Peter Brindley Source Type: blogs

I Don ’ t Trust Doctors
Dr Oliver Flower I Don’t Trust Doctors A growing distrust in doctors presents challenges in the neuroICU. SMACC presentation with Celia Bradford (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 26, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care SMACC19 Celia Bradford ethics trust Source Type: blogs

What is Creativity?
Dr Oliver Flower What is Creativity? Grace Leo runs a workshop exploring what creativity really is, with special guest and Hugh Montgomery. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 24, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Career & Wellbeing SMACC19 creativity Get creative Grace Leo Hugh Montgomery presentation creativity Source Type: blogs

The latest on Myocardial Infarction
Dr Oliver Flower The latest on Myocardial Infarction Update in current chest pain protocols and risk stratification with the use of high sensitive troponin with Barbra Backus (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care SMACC19 Acute Myocardial Infarction Barbra Backus HEART Score troponin Source Type: blogs

Feedback in Medicine
Dr Oliver Flower Feedback in Medicine Peer review lets you see yourself, and your abilities as the rest of the world sees you. Simon Carley (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 21, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Education & Communication SMACC19 feedback Feedback in Medicine Peer feedback Peer review Simon Carley Source Type: blogs

Abdominal Imaging Cases 004
Dr Kyle Cunningham Abdominal Imaging Cases 004 January 2020 Adult Abdominal imaging cases and interpretation with Isolina R. Rossi, MD, Brian P. Shreve, MD and Kyle Cunningham, MD (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 20, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Kyle Cunningham Tags: Radiology Abdominal CT abdominal imaging AXR CMC Radiology Source Type: blogs

Outcomes following Brain Injury
Dr Oliver Flower Outcomes following Brain Injury Measuring patient outcomes is at the core of prognostication and research in neurocritical care, but there is increasing concern that the way we define and measure outcomes is failing to capture the patients experience. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 18, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care SMACC19 Brain injury Emily Fitzgerald neurocritical care Outcome Assessment Traumatic Brain Injury Source Type: blogs

Rehabilitation post Traumatic Brain Injury
Dr Oliver Flower Rehabilitation post Traumatic Brain Injury The rehabilitation of people who have cognitive impairment after TBI should be based on an understanding of what is the likely cause of that impairment. Des Gorman (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care SMACC19 Des Gorman TBI Traumatic Brain Injury Source Type: blogs

High Performance Teams
Dr Oliver Flower High Performance Teams The secret of success in teams is not individual behaviour, it's team-based.At the core of every elite team is psychological safety with Chris Hicks (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Education & Communication SMACC19 Chris Hicks Contagion high performance team Source Type: blogs

Technology versus Learning
Dr Oliver Flower Technology versus Learning Technology is good for learning, but technology is bad for learning. Spot the difference and have a personal strategy to make a difference (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 15, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Education & Communication SMACC19 active learning information technology powerpoint presentation Simulation Simulation training Victoria Brazil Source Type: blogs

Adult CXR Cases 003
Michael A. Gibbs, MD Adult CXR Cases 003 January 2020 Adult Emergency Medicine Chest X-ray interpretation with Alyssa Thomas, MD and Claire Milam, MD (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 14, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michael A. Gibbs, MD Tags: Radiology adult cxr CMC Radiology CXR interpretation CXR Quiz Source Type: blogs

SMACC 2019 Opening Ceremony
Dr Mike Cadogan SMACC 2019 Opening Ceremony The SMACC 2019 Opening Ceremony The SMACC Opening Ceremony is an integral part of the conference welcoming delegates to an educational experience unlike any other. Inspiration for SMACC Sydney included the inverted triangle: the alchemical symbol for water which is steeped in history and meaning to represent the City of Sydney and a celebration of […] (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 14, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Mike Cadogan Tags: Career & Wellbeing SMACC19 Retrofuturism Source Type: blogs

High emotion in the workplace: Session 4
Dr Oliver Flower High emotion in the workplace: Session 4 Role plays are a very powerful way to teach and learn about our reactions to human emotions. Jessica Stokes-Parish, Renee Lim, Claire Richmond (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 12, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Education & Communication Simulation SMACC19 High emotion role play role playing Simulation training Source Type: blogs

Westermark sign
Dr Gary Zhang Westermark sign Nils Johan Hugo Westermark (1892 - 1980) was a Swedish radiologist. Westermark sign (1938) of relative oligemia on CXR in pulmonary embolism (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 10, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Gary Zhang Tags: Eponymictionary Radiology CXR CXR interpretation Nils Westermark oligemia Pulmonary Embolism pulmonary embolus relative oligemia Westermark sign Source Type: blogs

Optimise don ’t compromise
Discussion of the evidence and pros and cons of different intravenous fluids. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 10, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care Resuscitation SMACC19 crystalloid Fluid Resuscitation Todd Rice Source Type: blogs

High emotion in the workplace: Session 3
Dr Oliver Flower High emotion in the workplace: Session 3 Providing excellent peer feedback is broken down into 4 simple domains in the fantastic talk with Jenny Rudolph and the SMACC team (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 9, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Education & Communication Simulation SMACC19 High emotion Jenny Rudolph Simulation training Source Type: blogs

What is Intensive Care really?
Dr Oliver Flower What is Intensive Care really? Knowing how to manage dying is just as important as preventing it. - Alex Psirides (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 8, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Clinical Crit Care Intensive Care SMACC19 Alex Psirides End of life end of life care ethics palliative care Source Type: blogs

High emotion in the workplace: Session 2
Dr Oliver Flower High emotion in the workplace: Session 2 Dealing with high emotion in critical care causes us to react. This talk provides simple tools to manage those reactions. Chris Hicks and Jesse Spur (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 6, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Education & Communication Simulation SMACC19 Chris Hicks Cognitive Bias cognitive biases fear High emotion Jesse Spur Simulation training Source Type: blogs

Creativity in your medical career
Dr Oliver Flower Creativity in your medical career How can you live a full creative life in the midst of a busy medical career? Ask Dr Fiona Reilly (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 6, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Career & Wellbeing SMACC19 career in medicine creativity Fiona Reilly medical career well-being Source Type: blogs

High emotion in the workplace: Session 1
Dr Oliver Flower High emotion in the workplace: Session 1 Dealing with high emotion in critical care causes us to react. This talk provides simple tools to manage those reactions. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 4, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Education & Communication SMACC19 clare richmond Debrief High emotion Simulation Simulation training Source Type: blogs

Wellbeing for healthcare providers: Reinvigorate
Dr Oliver Flower Wellbeing for healthcare providers: Reinvigorate The 3R's of wellbeing: Reinvigorate. Reinvigorating yourself is an essential aspect to maintaining practioner wellbeing (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - January 3, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dr Oliver Flower Tags: Career & Wellbeing SMACC19 Liz Crowe reinvigorate well-being Wellness Source Type: blogs