Tag: ethics

CODA: Revolutionary Healthcare Ideas.

For many of us the SMACC conferences were the highlight of the education year. For 6 years the team challenged dogma and changed the world of medical conferences for ever, but it all came to

SMACC Day 1 Afternoon Sessions: St Emlyn’s

We didn’t get lost at lunchtime and managed to make it back into the auditorium for the afternoon session. The morning was absolutely incredible (you can see Simon’s post here) and a great introduction to

SMACC Day 1 Morning Sessions: St Emlyn’s

It’s great to be back in Sydney for the final SMACC conference. The team have travelled from across the world to join the SMACC family back where it all started at the ICC in Darling

Responsibly volunteering overseas

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well Ralph Waldo

The future of medical publishing. St.Emlyn’s

  The future of medical publishing is uncertain. In Dublin this year I was delighted to take part in a stage debate with some amazing luminaries from around the world on where we are now

Sci-Hub. The pirate future of medical publishing? St.Emlyn’s.

It’s 3am in resus and you are trying to save the life of a young man. He has been brought to the ED after collapsing in a nightclub and he is sick, BIG sick. Hyperthermic,

For the Record: Can Patients Record Clinical Consultations?

Somewhere in the ITV archives is television footage of me, on my first day in the PED as an ST3 doctor, assessing a child with a scald in resus. I knew before I started my six

Ethical dilemmas in Emergency Medicine 4: The ethics of triage

It’s been a while since we published our last ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ post at St. Emlyn’s. Hopefully you’ve already seen the other posts in this series but, if not, you should check out part 1, part

Every Breath You Take – An Introduction to the Breathless Patient in the ED

Breathless patients are a challenge in the ED. Shortness of breath can be a frightening presenting complaint for both patients and doctors. As always, think about the possible life threatening causes and actively rule them out.

Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Medicine part 3: Is Primum non nocere timeless or ridiculous?

If you haven’t been following this series, you can also find part 1 and part 2 on the blog. Part 3: Primum, non nocere When I was a green young House Officer working stupidly long

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