Category: Emergency Medicine

If it ain’t broke… Etomidate for paediatric sedation.

Critical appraisal and review of Etomidate as a drug for procedural sedation in the pediatric emergency department.

RITA is dead

RITA is dead….it’s all about the ARCP now…, and it’s much trickier, so trainees beware….!

CTR – Choosing a topic for the FCEM

Want to be a consultant? Well if you do you need to pass the FCEM (Fellowship of the College of Emergency Medicine) and that means that you are going to have to write a CTR

EKG in inferior myocardial infarction

Emergency Medicine, a risky business part 1. You are not a diagnostician.

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

paracetamol overdose 2012 guidelines

Paracetamol 2012: less means more

2012 update on guidelines for the management of paracetamol overdose in the ED. St.Emlyn’s. Review and critque.

Mushrooms in the valley

Diagnosis Investigation and Management of Morrell Lavallee lesions in the ED (Emergency Department). Use of Ultrasound in diagnosis.

Cardiology Case 01

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

did not wait patients in the ED

Managing Im-Patients: The ‘Did Not Wait Patient Management Strategy’ Study

A review of a paper looking at the management of patients who did not wait to be seen in the emergency department. High levels of risk identified.

Ay, There’s The Rub – The Mental Capacity Act in the ED

A clinical case of overdose who declines treatment. How to assess capacity and interpret the Mental Capacity Act in the emergency setting.

Clinical skills – Does anyone use Ophthalmoscopes anymore?

How well do doctors use Ophthalmoscopes in the emergency department

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