Category: Pain

Paediatric Pain and Sedation – Tips to Change Your Practice from #EuSEM15

Flicking through the tracks at EuSEM15 you might notice that there are several presentations – including mine – devoted to the management of pain and procedural sedation in children. And you might wonder why this

JC: Pain free PASTIES in the ED. St.Emlyn’s

We are big fans of analgesia in Virchester. Pain is an important reason why patients come to the ED (though not the only reason see this), and managing pain should be an important priority for

Torticollis: A Real Pain in the Neck

By the time you’ve worked in the Emergency Department for more than a week it’s highly likely you’ll have seen a patient who has a bit of a sore neck after a relatively minor bump

JC: K is Good For You – Subdissociative Ketamine vs Morphine in the ED

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of ketamine and its clinical applications. So when I spotted this paper in my daily PubMed notification email (see here for tips from the St Emlyn’s team on

Pain and Suffering in the ED – the talk and the inside story

The Talk The Audio The Inside Story It was in July 2013 when I first received an email from Chris Nickson at SMACC headquarters asking if I was going to SMACC Gold and would I

When pain relief is not enough in the Emergency Department. St.Emlyn’s

Treating pain in the Emergency Department is a skill, and a really important one.  Although we’d like to think otherwise, saving lives actually accounts for only a very small part of what we do as emergency physicians.  The

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