Lipid emulsion for LAST

Hi all, We (registrars ED) wanted to know what evidence and recommendations are available about the use of Intralipid for local anesthetic toxicity, so I did some study and put my findings in a PPP, for whom might be interested. Cheers, Laura Intralipid


Dear colleagues, I didn’t post for a long time, due to moving to Australia. But tomorrow I will do a presentation about envenomations in The Northern Territory…. Which is a bit cynical because I’m probably the least experienced in this hospital regarding envenomations. However, I thought it would still be fun to dive into it […]

What to do when you break your arm?

We are two lovely (according to our supervisor) EM-residents from Medical Centre Haaglanden, The Hague and Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, working at the Sint Franciscus Hospital, Rotterdam for a month to increase our ultrasound skills. We expected to perform e-FAST and cardiac ultrasound a lot, but instead our supervisor sent us several times to all those […]


As promised but a bit later: some tips about how to prepare for the AMC multiple choice exam. Other / practical information about the exam you can find on the website The reason I want to share this information is that it worked for me, and I am not a quick learner, do not […]


As promised: the first part about trying to get a job in Australia for a longer period of time. As a Dutch EP, SEH arts KNMG, you are not recognised as a consultant EM in Australia ( The primary reason is that, to be eligible for ‘the specialist pathway’ (, you need to be an overseas qualified […]