Category: major incident

Triage: The sorting hat of Emergency medicine, but what are we really seeking? St.Emlyn’s.

The word “Triage” comes from French roots, the origin word “trier” meaning “to sort”.1 This is a process vital to emergency medicine. The idea was born on the battlefields by Baron Dominique Jean Larrey2, a chief

Mass Casualty Incidents: Lessons from AAST. St.Emlyn’s

    Mass Casualty Incidents: What can we (re)learn? This year, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma held its Annual Meeting in Baltimore – a city I called home for a while after

How to declare a Major Incident. St.Emlyn’s

Recent attacks in Manchester, London and around the world have heightened our awareness of the possibility of a major incident being declared at any time of day or night. As emergency physicians (and all specialities

Thoughts and wishes for #GreaterManchester.

  Our thoughts are with everyone affected; patients, families, staff, relatives and the people of Manchester. This is not a time for Social Media. There is far more important work to do in the real

CBRN: An Introduction. St Emlyn’s

yb It is a sad reality that in this day and age the world can be uncertain, volatile and dangerous place.  CBRN (chemical, biological, radioactive, nuclear) threats are real, and as Emergency Physicians it is

London Trauma Conference #LTC2015 – Day One

London Trauma Conference podcast and round up of day 1. Nat and Iain from St.Emlyn’s podcast on the highlights. #LTC2015

Learning from the Paris Attacks with Dr Youri Yordanov. St.Emlyn’s

The emergency department response to the Paris Attacks on 13/11/15. Dr Youri Yordanov describes the amazing response to the major incident.

JC: Ocular trauma in blast injuries. St.Emlyn’s

As Mrs C is an Ophthalmologist (with a sub-sub-sub speciality interest in a structure that as far as I can make out you can’t see or feel) it does mean that a rather large number

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