What do you really know about coagulation at this very moment?

What do you really know about coagulation at this very moment? You know: Coagulation – the thing with the y-shaped coagulation-cascade containing a lot of factors and co-factors that stop bleeding… To be honest with you, when I started with my residency in anesthesiology and critical care I had no idea! Really, NO IDEA! There were […]

EuSEM Refresher Course 7

The Young Emergency Medicine Doctors Section (YEMD) of the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM) is pleased to present ‘EuSEM Refresher Course 7’. A 3 day interactive course for young doctors training or practicing in all fields of emergency medicine and urgent care. The course is based on the European Curriculum of Emergency Medicine. This edition […]

Pediatric dosing – table

For many of us that mostly treat adult patients, the pediatric emergency and especially dosing is a challenge. While most medication and dosing can be looked up using various tools, in really emergent situations like CPR, peri-arrest situations and emergency airways (e.g. in trauma) you need to have your doses ready and fast. Also, you need […]

What do YOU carry – privat equipment of an Austrian Anaesthesiologist and Emergency Physician

Years ago I carried an emergency backpack with me. It was a present, looked really professional and cool  but it was so huge that there was nearly no space for additional luggage in my car trunk when the backpack was placed there. It was stuffed with a lot of pricy tools as a pulsoxymeter, a […]