Emergency Medicine #FOAMed
A few months back there was a short twitter conversation between (if I remember rightly) @adamchesters, myself and @karimbrohi about the use tranexamic acid for patients in the prehospital setting. At that time the picture …
By Simon Carley on October 5, 2012
I can’t believe how time flies. It’s over a month since Cardiology Case 01 and it’s gone by in the blinking of an eye. This month’s case is inspired by a discussion we had at …
By Rick Body on October 3, 2012
What’s my view? Well how am I supposed to know? Write a review Well how objective can I be? I like to wait to see how things turn out If you apply some pressure Mark …
By Natalie May on October 2, 2012
Is this FOAM heresy I ask myself…, someone in the social media world suggesting that we should use LESS Special K. I’ve been reflecting recently on my use of ketamine in the emergency department. …
By Simon Carley on September 30, 2012
“Why are you doing an Arterial Blood Gas on that patient?” I thought it was a decent enough question to put to one of our senior EM trainees in the resus room at StE’s. I, …
By Alan Grayson on September 27, 2012
It’s a bit of a standing joke here at St Emlyn’s that I resolutely live in the Yorkshire countryside, aiming for a self-sufficient existence, yet practice what is very much urban EM. As it …
By Alan Grayson on September 24, 2012
Part 3 on how to write a CTR for the FCEM exam. Linking how you write with the exam structure.
By Simon Carley on September 22, 2012
A personal account of the pressures of running a busy emergency department. A review of the literature about pressure in emergency medicine. #FOAM
By Steve Jones on September 20, 2012
Pre intubation communication in the resus room for major burns patients. Ethics communication and beliefs. Dilemmas in emergency medicine.
By Simon Carley on September 18, 2012
How to consider thresholds for labelling in the diagnostic process. Diagnosis does not guarantee treatment success or failure.
By Simon Carley on September 16, 2012