You hear a barking cough, around midnight, and think: easy! But could it be one of the croup mimics? Croup is a potentially life-threatening upper airway obstruction that has a highly successful and satisfying treatment. To listen to this PEMcast, click on the triangular play button below, or you can subscribe via your favourite podcatching software… Standard Podcast [ 21:59 ]
December 30th, 2010 by colinparker 

A is for Airway (part 1)

Welcome to our first PEMcast.  It makes sense to start at A… after all, us emergency docs are simple creatures. The usual release format will be 1 episode per fortnight, covering the basics in part 1 and getting a bit more specific and in-depth with part 2 a couple of weeks later.  For the kick-off we thought we’d release part 1 and part 2 of the Airway PEMcast at the same time, this...

June 3rd, 2010 by colinparker