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Party hard in the UK: Ecstacy and more in #Virchester. St Emlyn’s

The onset of late spring in the UK marks the start of festival season. Dancing in fields for enjoyment likely goes back to prehistory and pagan fertility (of crops, animals, and humans) rituals. Whilst Morris

Management of paracetamol therapeutic excess in the ED. St.Emlyn’s.

I’m trying hard not to be slightly annoyed with Mr X. I know we are supposed to be empathic and understanding, but somedays there are patients who are just a little tricky to deal with.I

Synthetic Cannabinoid

Sugar and Spice…Not All Things Nice

The use of synthetic cannabinoids is on the rise.  They are dangerous, don’t fit a particular toxidrome, and can require emergent intervention.  They are a nasty phenomenon and this article will hopefully show you why.

N2O Laughing Matter

Everyone likes balloons, right?  Some people really like balloons, and more specifically the contents of them.  Having recently moved to East London, I can’t cycle to work and back (only about 15 minutes or so) without

Are We Doing All We Can For Mental Health? St.Emlyn’s

Is Mental Health a Problem in the ED? Acute (and chronic) mental health issues in the ED, to me, represent one of the trickiest and perhaps most poorly dealt with presentations in Emergency Medicine.  I

Opiate Overdose in the ED. St.Emlyn’s

Listen to the podcast on the management of Opiate OD in the ED by clicking on the link below. Opiate overdose is a common presentation to the ED. It has a significant mortality in the

JC: IV Fluids for alcohol intoxication. St.Emlyn’s

I’m always on the look out for RCTs relevant to emergency medicine and I have an automated search set up in PubMed to bring any to my attention (does everyone do this, or is it

JC: Recreational drug induced hyperthermia. St.Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn’s exists in the city of Virchester and is known for its lively night life. This is great for the emergency department as it attracts a steady supply of junior docs and nurses who want

A Snake in the Grass at St.Emlyn’s

While not fortunate enough to actually attend SMACC 2013, I was pleased to catch the much anticipated SimWars event, particularly as Team GB was one of the successful finalists. As we kind of expected, they were

Something for the weekend, Sir?

Super Furry Animals: really quite good music! In Virchester, it’s not uncommon for our Friday and Saturday night punters to arrive worse the wear for drink and/or drugs. Most EPs of any experience will be

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