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Why cricoid pressure doesn’t work (probably)

by Josh Holden FACEM CCPU Ever wondered why we don’t use cricoid pressure in ED? After all, compressing the oesophagus between the larynx and C5 vertebral body should stop any breakfast from coming up the wrong way quite nicely? Check

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Ultrasound Case 2

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Articles that may be of interest

Paediatric otitis media Paediatric pain management Antibiotic sensitivity overview (Core EM)

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Special guest for teaching session today

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Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine Clinical Communique Vol 3 Issue 3

This is published every 3mths by the VIFM. It looks at cases that have gone through the VIFM, similar to a Morbidity and Mortality session looking at what was missed and how we can avoid doing the same. VIFM Clinical

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Resident teaching 15-09-16

Topic; Cardiology 14:00-15:00 Practical Pacing and Cardioversion  (Jane Senior and Barbie Payne) 15.00-15.30 Syncope (Jane Senior) 15.30-16.00 ECG Quiz– prizes to be won! Please meet in the Resus room at 2pm to start the session Classification Syncope High risk factors for

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