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Probe – A Celebration of #FOAMus at #smaccDUB

Ed – here at St.Emlyn’s is a we want you to be a the best clinician you can be and that’s why we discuss a range of subjects around EM, evidence, tacit knowedlge and meta-cognition.We’re

Be well and be a better critical care clinician. St.Emlyn’s

This blog supports a recent podcast with Iain Beardsell on well being for clinicians. Although this is not the sexy resus end of  critical care or emergency medicine, it’s really just as important. You can

Time to Look Up? St.Emlyn’s

I am a big advocate of social media. Many of the best opportunities I have been given have been as a result of connections made online. I have learnt so much from Twitter, blog posts

Dancing in the purple rain: lessons for clinicians from Prince

This year has been a tough one for the loss of celebrities. We’ve lost some great people. It doesn’t seem two minutes since the world was mourning the great David Bowie and now we hear

UK Emergency Medicine’s midlife crisis. St.Emlyn’s. #RCEMCPD16

UK Emergency medicine was arguably founded by a group of emergency physicians on the 12th October 1967 (this, amazingly, also happens to be Cliff Reid’s birthday). The first president was Maurice Ellis who envisaged a

Robocop gets the NICE 2016 major trauma treatment. St.Emlyn’s

Today, to much excitement, we saw the release of the NICE major trauma guidance.  Nat did an excellent review of the draft guidance, which you can read here.  We now have the full guideline which

Tips on how to prepare and survive your night shifts

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

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

Countdown to smaccDUB Registration Starts Here

It’s just seven days til registration for smaccDUB opens. We know, we can hardly contain ourselves with excitement, having seen the programme which looks more cutting edge, inspirational and gender-balanced than ever before (hurrah for

JC: An International Clinical Trials Day Special

International Clinical Trials Day 2015 is on 20th May.  To mark the occasion we’re going to run an extra special critical appraisal.  This time, let’s look at an awesome piece of work I came across

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