Emergency Medicine #FOAMed
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
Critical appraisal and review of Etomidate as a drug for procedural sedation in the pediatric emergency department.
By Natalie May on September 13, 2012
RITA is dead….it’s all about the ARCP now…, and it’s much trickier, so trainees beware….!
By Alan Grayson on September 10, 2012
Time to think about whether you are really an emergency medicine diagnostician… Are you a diagnostician? Of course you are! Why do I even need to ask? Well, to be honest I’m no longer very …
By Simon Carley on September 5, 2012
2012 update on guidelines for the management of paracetamol overdose in the ED. St.Emlyn’s. Review and critque.
By Simon Carley on September 4, 2012
A review of a paper on the use of PCA patient controlled analgesia in the ED. Review and critical appraisal with FCEM style questions
By Alan Grayson on August 30, 2012
Diagnosis Investigation and Management of Morrell Lavallee lesions in the ED (Emergency Department). Use of Ultrasound in diagnosis.
By Simon Carley on August 26, 2012
Here we go with what I hope will become a regular feature of the St. Emlyn’s blog – a cardiology case of the month. This is something I’ve been running for short while in my …
By Rick Body on August 23, 2012
A clinical case of overdose who declines treatment. How to assess capacity and interpret the Mental Capacity Act in the emergency setting.
By Natalie May on August 14, 2012
More than a Spot Check – What does the NICE Quality Standard for bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicemia in children and young people mean for the Emergency Dept? Who’s that now? If you work in …
By Natalie May on August 2, 2012