• Is shorter, lower dose amoxicillin safe in kids discharged with pneumonia in a UK setting?

    MSF Blog Surprise trauma Trauma basics Trauma skills Blunt trauma Penetrating trauma Evidence reviews Compendium Cardiology Infectious disease Paediatrics Neurology Pharmacology Toxicology/electrolytes Respiratory Best of FOAM Websites Journals Podcasts Ultrasound Anaesthetics French About A review of some of the latest low-resources emergency medicine evidence Is shorter, lower dose amoxicillin safe in kids discharged with pneumonia in a UK setting? Effect…

  • Duration of antibiotics in Kids with community pneumonia

    MSF Blog Surprise trauma Trauma basics Trauma skills Blunt trauma Penetrating trauma Evidence reviews Compendium Cardiology Infectious disease Paediatrics Neurology Pharmacology Toxicology/electrolytes Respiratory Best of FOAM Websites Journals Podcasts Ultrasound Anaesthetics French About A review of some of the latest low-resources emergency medicine evidence Antibiotic duration for presumed pneumonia in children Amoxicillin for 3 or 5 Days for Chest-Indrawing Pneumonia…

  • Why I spent my day off standing in front of JP Morgan

    So today, I spent my day off from working as an A&E doctor, not in any recreational pursuits or undertaking any hobbies, but feeling a bit silly standing in the cold outside of JP Morgan’s headquarters. Why would I undertake such a strange action? A tiny, seemingly pointless gesture in the grand machinations of the world. In my work as…

  • Oral anti-hypertensives in pregnancy

    MSF Blog Surprise trauma Trauma basics Trauma skills Blunt trauma Penetrating trauma Evidence reviews Compendium Cardiology Infectious disease Paediatrics Neurology Pharmacology Toxicology/electrolytes Respiratory Best of FOAM Websites Journals Podcasts Ultrasound Anaesthetics French About A review of some of the latest low-resourcs emergency medicine evidence Oral anti-hypertensives in pregnancy. Oral antihypertensive regimens (nifedipine retard, labetalol, and methyldopa) for management of severe…

  • Teamwork, ambition and the peak/end rule.

    Visa problems, national catastrophe and local events had reduced out international team to two. I wondered what this would do to the last two weeks of my mission. It turns it would make them awesome. I had vaguely been aware that out team lead was a slightly legendary figure, casual stories of negotiating with the Taliban and facing off angry…