Saturday, 13 December 2014

More trouble in deWinter...

Dr Amal Mattu from Maryland shares another case of an early warning indicator in ECGs. He advocates this and other early signs of proximal occlusions to be STEMI equivalents. He will probably be proved right in the coming years. 

For another of his talks on deWinter, see here.

For more of his vids or older cases, go to

Monday, 8 December 2014

Webucation 8/12/14

Webucation took a break due to some holidays but is back with pearls from radiology, cardiology and paeds philosophy. As always pls credit the content creators.

The last link resonates with a lot of older physicians and docs who still practice without blood tests or CT scanners (some through no choice of their own). We think the community will be fine so long as agree that we need guides, not rules.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Trauma resuscitation - Myths and Realities

Prof Karim Brohi of attended and lectured at one of the trauma grand rounds just before SEMS ASM 2014. This is a recording of that talk and the Q&A session that follows. Lots of myths dispelled and important priorities brought into focus.

Friday, 21 November 2014

SEMS 2014: Prof Karim Brohi - Major Haemorrhage and Trauma Induced Coagulopathy

We have come to the end our run of selected videos from the SEMS Annual Scientific Meeting 2014 and it has been our pleasure to bring you this series. Hopefully this ushers in a new era of FOAM video and audiocasts of South East Asian Conferences.

We leave you with a detailed analysis on bleeding and coagulopathy in major trauma from the trauma guru himself. Prof Karim Brohi gave a series of talks in Singapore (not just the conference) and this one is essential for any level of medical personnel who deals with major trauma.

Slides are here:

Sunday, 16 November 2014

SEMS 2014: Chong Shu Ling - Paediatric head injury

Our last paediatric video from SMS ASM 2014 is a must listen for all branches and levels of the ED.
Dr Chong Shu Ling is a senior clinician and articulate educator who delivered a tour de force on paedatric head injury. This will not just give you the "what-to-do" but also the "why-we-do-it".

Slides are here:

Monday, 10 November 2014

Battle with honour!

Simulation warfare had its sensational debut at the SEMS ASM 2014 in Changi General Hospital. The inaugural competition's highlights are shown below. Do sign up for the 2015 edition if interested!

Monday, 3 November 2014

SEMS 2014: Gene Ong - Paediatric therapeutic hypothermia?

Adj. A/Prof Gene Ong is a paediatric emergency physician at KK Children's Emergency and illuminates the current state of play in Targeted Temperature Management in children post arrest.

Slides are here: