Developing EM Resuscitationalists in Training Articles! Part 1- Hugo Gemal

Having been born in Brazil, raised in England and now practicing in Australia, Developing EM understandably caught my attention. After medical school and a few postgraduate years in the UK as a junior doctor, I moved to Australia and have started my Emergency Medicine (EM) training here, like an ever-growing cohort of British doctors.

Developing EM Resuscitationalists in Training Articles! Part 2- Pedro G. Lanzieri

ORIGINAL ARTICLE – Portuguese (Scroll down for English translation)   Medicina de Urgência e Emergência no Brasil Sou médico formado em 2012 no Brasil, atualmente no 2o ano de residência de medicina interna. Trabalho com medicina de emergência (ME) há 2 anos. A ME é diferente daquela praticada em qualquer outro setor. Variáveis como tempo,Continue reading “Developing EM Resuscitationalists in Training Articles! Part 2- Pedro G. Lanzieri”

Outstanding Paediatric Program at DevelopingEM 2014

As we found out in Havana, Anthony is an amazing educator and for DevelopingEM 2014 Salvador he has assembled an amazing group of physicians including Marianne Gausche-Hill, Mary McCaskill, Billy Mallon, Sue Beno, Joe Lex, Camilo Gutierrez, Charise Kwan and Marcelo Preto-Zamperlini.

Intracranial Catastrophe – Andrew Bezzina

Andrew’s presentation on the management of intracranial catastrophes outlines some of the controversies and potential solutions for emergency physicians for a disease process that is frequently a frustrating dynamic. Andrew has helped DevelopingEM from the start and whilst he won’t make it to Salvador he will be supporting us from back home in Oz.

Acute CT Interpretation in the ED – Why we shouldn’t always wait for the radiologist

Sanj is an emergency and retrieval medicine physician from Sydney. He has an interest in education and has taught around the globe. During DevelopingEM 2013 he gave this presentation, organised a fantastic CT interpretation workshop and assisted with the Ultrasound Workshop. This year he is chairing our Trauma Program which is shaping up to be a standout component of the program in Salvador.

This year’s Trauma Program – DevelopingEM 2014 – Emergency Medicine Conference

To cap the Trauma Program off there will be as close to a real life trauma resuscitation as there is possible to be using a novel simulation device, The Cut Suit. I don’t want to give too much away, but this may be the most convincing visual, auditory and olfactory simulation you have ever seen.

The “march of folly” in Brazilian Emergency Medicine

The lust for power is defined by Tacitus as being the “most flagrant of all the passions.” It is satisfied only when exercising power over other human beings. Governing ends up being the best way to exert power over people. But what does this have to do with Emergency Medicine in Brazil? After reflecting on the struggle for the recognition of Emergency Medicine in Brazil, I ask myself why is this recognition so difficult to attain? Why, despite all the evidence presented, technical, scientific, financial and social, our institutions insist on ignoring this issue or when they do, act so slowly and indecisively.

Ultrasound Podcast joins DevelopingEM Brazil – 2 Day Workshop

Due to the overwhelming positive feedback from the ultrasound workshops at previous conferences, we have added a two day post conference workshop to the end of the Brazil conference this year. Presented in person by Drs Mike Mallin and Matt Dawson from the popular and innovative Ultrasound Podcast, it is sure to be an event not to be missed. With only 30 places available, make sure you book your place soon.