Category: Public Health

Taking a travel history in the ED by StEmlyns

  Clinical scenario: A young man returns from Thailand where he spent two weeks in rural areas backpacking, rafting, mountain climbing before he starts university back home in Scotland. He has returned to the UK

Are you PrEP-d for your Saturday night? St.Emlyn’s

6 Background:I have tried to write this post using non-medical jargon and I’ve not expanded so much on the background medical evidence. I am hoping that this post will be disseminated outside of our usual

How is your eating hygiene at work?

  This blog post is the latest release from the StE team around clinicians’ wellbeing. We often forget that despite being superheroes on a daily basis (we save lives after all – let us celebrate it)

The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine from SMACC Dublin

The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine. What’s our future? SMACC Dublin

I was thrilled to kick off the EM stream at SMACC Dublin this year with a presentation on the big questions, in other words the strategic future, ofEmergency Medicine. This was an idea we put

The BIG questions in EM. Part 1 – Demographics. St.Emlyn’s

The open door of the emergency department is both a blessing and curse. As emergency physicians we pride ourselves on the ability to see, assess, diagnose and (initially at least) manage whatever the world can

Tips on how to prepare and survive your night shifts

how to survive night shifts in emergency medicine. Janos Baombe at St.Emlyn’s

James Lind Alliance update. St.Emlyn’s

John Lind Alliance research priority partnership with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Setting the research agenda for the next 10 years in emergency medicine

Tips on how to look after your OWN mental health

DISCLAIMER: the below tips are based on no evidence whatsoever but are some pearls I have picked up during my relatively short career in emergency medicine. I however hope you will enjoy the read, give some thought to

James Lind and the RCEM needs you (and you, and you). St.Emlyn’s

You probably already know of James Lind as he is rather famous in medical research. If not then you will know his work. As a Scottish physician working with the Royal Navy he conducted the

Roy Lilley at #RCEM15. St.Emlyn’s

It was an absolute delight to hear Roy Lilley at the recent RCEM Manchester conference. In Virchester he is a bit of a ‘legend’ as  he’s followed by many of us here in the department.

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