EDUCATION

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CLINICAL EXCELLENCE

Commitment to providing timely, quality care

Operating Australasia’s busiest trauma centre, a major metropolitan emergency department and a community-based emergency department treating adult and paediatric patients, Alfred Health is a leader in the provision of emergency and trauma care. Our inter-disciplinary team works together to provide timely, quality care. Based on this ethos we have developed a broad range of education and knowledge exchange activities open to all healthcare professionals and delivered in collaboration with Monash University.

OPEN ACCESS EDUCATION

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POST GRADUATE AWARDS

GLOBAL COLLABORATIONS

MODELS OF CARE

OPEN ACCESS EDUCATION

SHORT COURSES & CONFERENCES

CERTIFICATE COURSES

POST GRADUATE AWARDS

GLOBAL COLLABORATIONS

MODELS OF CARE

OPEN ACCESS EDUCATION

SHORT COURSES & CONFERENCES

CERTIFICATE COURSES

POST GRADUATE AWARDS

GLOBAL COLLABORATIONS

MODELS OF CARE

In The News

Altitude Sickness
Altitude Sickness

A great talk from Dr Danny Marhaba on Altitude Sickness. Albeit not a presentation we will see often in Australia, but an important one nevertheless – particularly if you are exhibition-medicine-inclined.

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Respiratory Failure Post Thoracocentesis
Respiratory Failure Post Thoracocentesis

THE CASE: A 60-year-old female presents to the Emergency Department with progressive shortness of breath over several months. On assessment in the emergency department, she had marked shortness of breath at rest and oxygen saturations of 90% on room air. A portable erect chest X-Ray was performed.

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Will that scan give me cancer?
Will that scan give me cancer?

Every day I send patients for x-rays or CT scans to help with the diagnosis of various conditions. I often mention the “risk of radiation” to my patients, but truth be told is I’ve never really known how much risk there actually is.

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Neck radiographs: the stridulous child
Neck radiographs: the stridulous child

So, behold the soft tissue x-rays. This is a historical Part 2 Exam favourite cropping up every few years in some form or another. Just to signpost, for what conditions might soft tissue neck x-rays be used with regards to acute diagnoses in the Emergency Department?

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