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Hot topics for EM exams
Well! I go away for 1 week to Devon to spend time with the family and to visit the holiday haunts of Agatha Christie and what do you know? JC descends into another discussion about …
By Simon Carley on November 8, 2012
Most emergency physicians love gadgets. And ultrasound machines are great gadgets. If you’re keeping up with the Emergency Medicine literature, you’d be forgiven for believing that ultrasound is the way to diagnose just about anything …
By Rick Body on October 29, 2012
How to approach the VIVA component of the FCEM exam
By Simon Carley on October 8, 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
There’s a big bundle of CTRs (Clinical Topic Review) in my pigeon hole this morning, all freshly printed and pristine ready for marking at the next FCEM exam. I’ve not opened them yet, but since …
By Simon Carley on September 19, 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
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 …
By Simon Carley on September 9, 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
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
“The report of my death was an exaggeration” Mark Twain Just a quicky and a link out to our guide on Emergency Medicine Journal Clubs. Despite the rumours of the imminent demise of all medical …
By Simon Carley on July 30, 2012