Category: Case of the week

case of the week

How to manage your boss (the expert patient in the ED). St.Emlyn’s

This is another guest blog from our friend and colleague Andy Volans, Consutlant in Emergency Medicine.   We’ve all been subjected to the challenge of the “Expert Patient”. Our GP colleagues probably get it more

Cardiology Case 05: Detective work

  It’s been a while since we shared a cardiology case but here’s a cracker for you. As usual, see our Caveats and Cautions. While these cases are based on our genuine experiences (often pooling several

Cardiology Case 03: Are you missing the STEMI? St. Emlyn’s

It’s been a while since we had a Cardiology case at St. Emlyn’s.  If you haven’t already seen Cardiology cases 1 and 2, make sure you take a look. Check out our disclaimer too.  We

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Human Factors cases with @JakemanNicola.

It was a privilige to meet Nicola Jakeman at the London EM trainee’s conference. She gave a great lecture on why it’s important for EM docs to understand Human Factors and was one of my

Case of the week: Oedipism at St.Emlyn’s

This case from Virchester is not one to read if you are of a nervous disposition. As always the case is hypothetical to illustrate the learning points (see note below on St.Emlyn’s cases).   The

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Feeling Blue at St.Emlyn’s

A hypothetical case to illustrate a common problem in the ED. It’s reassuring to know that as the nights close in and winter approaches (ice on the car today) that there are still people around

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