EKG in inferior myocardial infarction

Emergency Medicine, a risky business part 1. You are not a diagnostician.

Time to think about whether you are really an emergency medicine diagnostician… Are you a diagnostician? Of course you are! Why do I even need to ask? Well, to be honest I’m no longer very

paracetamol overdose 2012 guidelines

Paracetamol 2012: less means more

2012 update on guidelines for the management of paracetamol overdose in the ED. St.Emlyn’s. Review and critque.

JC: PCA in the ED. St.Emlyn’s

A review of a paper on the use of PCA patient controlled analgesia in the ED. Review and critical appraisal with FCEM style questions

Mushrooms in the valley

Diagnosis Investigation and Management of Morrell Lavallee lesions in the ED (Emergency Department). Use of Ultrasound in diagnosis.

Cardiology Case 01

Here we go with what I hope will become a regular feature of the St. Emlyn’s blog – a cardiology case of the month.  This is something I’ve been running for short while in my

did not wait patients in the ED

Managing Im-Patients: The ‘Did Not Wait Patient Management Strategy’ Study

A review of a paper looking at the management of patients who did not wait to be seen in the emergency department. High levels of risk identified.

Ay, There’s The Rub – The Mental Capacity Act in the ED

A clinical case of overdose who declines treatment. How to assess capacity and interpret the Mental Capacity Act in the emergency setting.

Clinical skills – Does anyone use Ophthalmoscopes anymore?

How well do doctors use Ophthalmoscopes in the emergency department

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JC All I want for CRYSTMAS in ITU land…, are some more potatoes, and a drink!

A review of the CRYSTMAS study comparing starch vs. saline for severe sepsis patients.

Do your bit for Africa, review for AfJEM

A request for help from AFEM, the African Federation for Emergency Medicine for reviews for the African Journal of Emergency Medicine.

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