Peripheral Vasoactive Drugs

This month’s Podcast of the Month is from paediatricemergencies.com. In a 30 minute podcast aimed at the non-intensivist, Chris Flannigan (Paeds ICU Royal Belfast Hospital) discusses ‘push dose pressors’ and peripheral adrenaline infusions. He presents a simple and quick approach to the crashing kid on the ward who doesn’t have central access and isn’t responding…

A medical student’s reflection on DFTB17

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Having the opportunity to attend the Don’t Forget the Bubbles conference as a first-year Indigenous medical student, I had no idea what to expect but I was excited and nervous regardless. I knew there would be a wide range of medical professionals with an array of knowledge which they were looking to build upon. I…

Narrowing the Frame

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Our community is made up of health care folks that do hard things, go the extra mile, work on themselves and their knowledge so that patients get better outcomes. We’re not good all the time. We make mistakes, forget stuff, get grumpy or emotional, slide into tribal behaviour. But we’re working on it. So when…

DFTB17 – And the winner is…

As much as conferences are about listening to inspiring thoughts and amazing speakers, they are also about sharing of knowledge. This year we launched a competition to promote knowledge translation – not just to the delegates present but for those who couldn’t make it.