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- The Thunderbox Papers: Adult Cardio-Resp Arrest Algorithm. The Thunderbox Papers: Adult Cardio-Resp Arrest Algorithm.
The Thunderbox Papers are a set of short pithy one page information sheets. The idea is that you stick one on your toilet door for one week and commit to learning the information during each visit. A Thunderbox refers to an old Australian & [...]
- Nurse Fuel. Nurse Fuel.
Do you skip breakfast before a morning shift, or grab a slice of plain toast as it flies out of the toaster to munch on the drive in? Me, too. This often results in the mid-morning DONK when your energy falls to zero and you get the fine-mo [...]
- AMA report on the state of our public hospitals. AMA report on the state of our public hospitals.
Today we have the release of a report card on the state of the Australian Public Hospital system released by the Australian Medical Association (AMA). The clear message of this report is that there is no evidence of substantial progress tow [...]
- The room out back. The room out back.
Last weekend on a trip up the coast, we stopped for coffee in the township of Braidwood. Thomas Braidwood Wilson was a surgeon who worked aboard convict ships journeying from England to New South Wales and Tasmania in the early 1800’s. Duri [...]
- Compassion Fatigue? Compassion Fatigue?
Compassion fatigue ….is a condition characterised by a gradual lessening of compassion over time. …. It was first diagnosed in nurses in the 1950s. Sufferers can exhibit several symptoms including hopelessness, a decrease in exp [...]