This patient had Guillain Barre Syndrome. Listen to the patient give her history and then a short lecture on it.   Guillain Barre Syndrome is an acute demyelinating polyneuropathy. Most cases follow some pre-existing infection up to three weeks prior. Causes may also relate to post surgery. The patient will describe ‘numb’ hands or feet,…

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CASE STUDY: TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY A 30 year old male is brought to the Emergency Department with a traumatic brain injury. The history is an alleged assault with respiratory arrest following. He has been intubated by the paramedics and has been given adrenaline for hypotension. His pulse rate is 140bpm and his blood pressure is…

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The Advanced Airway Workshop. We just finished the ‘Airway’ workshop in Melbourne at the Soma Health Sim Centre and what an outstanding time we all had. The guys played all out and everyone tried new things. We had a range of mannequins, 10 all up, from the simplest to the most difficult intubations. Everyone had…

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