Proper and adequate resourcing of point-of-care ultrasound equipment and personnel in our Emergency Departments rest largely on individual hospital funding initiatives. One way of motivating hospitals to support this is by convincing the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine to require hospitals to do this or fear losing their accreditation status. EMUGs supports this initiative and […]
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The EMUG NSW “Paediatric Sessions” is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16th and is selling out fast… We are pleased to announce a reduction in ticket prices for trainees !! So, if you want a chance to hear from & interact with some of the country’s leading Paediatric POCUS clinicians for just $30 then follow this link… […]
PLEASE NOTE: Friday September 2nd has TWO events; 5-7pm Strategy Meeting for Clinical Leads (EMUG CLUB) 7.30-9.30pm is a social dinner for EVERYONE (partners welcome) Saturday September 3rd is the main meeting (see program below). COSTS: Emergency Doctor $120.00 Staff Specialist (with TESL) $595.00 Other Doctors $120.00 Sonographers/Medical student volunteers FREE Download the Meeting VI Flyer for your Department […]
In this second instalment of talks taken from the EMUGs III Meeting on Prehospital POCUS we have Chris Partyka discussing the development of Sydney HEMS STORM Course and subsequent ultrasound accreditation in the field of prehospital and retrieval medicine. Eye of the STORM by Chris Partyka from John Mackenzie on Vimeo. Stay tuned for the final video release over the […]
This is the first instalment of the talks recorded at the EMUGs III Meeting on Prehospital POCUS & the development of the Sydney HEMS STORM Course. EMUGs was fortunate to have the brilliant Dr Cliff Reid as their keynote speaker for the night… Here is Cliff’s talk on the history of prehospital ultrasound at Sydney HEMS and why ultrasound is such an […]
Resuscitative thoracotomy performed in the Emergency Department is often utilised as a final salvage manoeuvre, however the procedure does yield survivors. In one of the largest series to date a survival rate of 7.4% occurred with normal neurologic function in 92.4% of survivors whilst London HEMS boasts a 17.8% long-term survival rate for their pre-hospital […]
Attention all EMUGers… Now is your chance to save the date and lock in your attendance for the THIRD EMUGs MEETING !! Download our flyer here to share in your Department…. Request your leave, start swapping shifts or borrow the ‘sick-leave’ pad !! We look forward to seeing you there !! Cheers, Chris, Brian & […]
Dr Chris Partyka discusses his journey through Emergency Ultrasound and the role that social media took in his ultrasound education. He also discusses where EMUGs sits in the world of FOAM & the various ways you can interact with EMUGs…. EMUGs & Social Media from chrispartyka
EMUGs was officially opened at our Inaugural Meeting on May 14th with our very professional introduction…. At the meeting we had the privilege of being joined by Dr Shamus Shepherd, Emergency Physician and Director of Emergency Ultrasound at Liverpool Hospital. Here is his keynote speech from the night entitled, “Emergency Ultrasound: Now & When”.