Tag: public health

Tetanus Guidelines Update

New Year, New Tetanus

With all the excitement over Christmas and New Year (we hope you all had a wonderful time by the way!), you might have missed a bit of a change in the guidelines on wound management

PEP, PrEP and all things HIV. St Emlyn’s

On the 1st December we marked world AIDS Day. This day was one of the first ever global health days and was introduced to increase awareness of the issue of HIV and AIDS in the

Monkeypox has arrived. Is the panic justified? St Emlyn’s

This blog provides a rapid update on the diagnosis and management of the emerging infection ‘MonkeyPox’. If you want the short answer to the question then it’s no. Don’t panic, but do read on to

HIV screening in the ED. When, who and why. St.Emlyn’s

Are you feeling upset that this post is not about something really cool like ECMO, laryngoscopy or RSIs? Well maybe you are and that’s OK. A lot of #FOAMed is about the really top end

Taking a travel history in the ED by StEmlyns

  Clinical scenario: A young man returns from Thailand where he spent two weeks in rural areas backpacking, rafting, mountain climbing before he starts university back home in Scotland. He has returned to the UK

How is your eating hygiene at work?

  This blog post is the latest release from the StE team around clinicians’ wellbeing. We often forget that despite being superheroes on a daily basis (we save lives after all – let us celebrate it)

Breaking news: Zika virus update. St.Emlyn’s.

Zika virus update for UK emergency physicians on St.Emlyn’s. infectious disease emerging.

All you need to know about CHEMSEX but never dared to ask… St.Emlyn’s

CHEMSEX and public health issues for the emergency department and physician.

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Better Than Cure? Public Health in the ED at #RCEM15

Is public health a problem in the UK? Well, prior to this year’s general election, healthcare and the NHS were consistently top concern for voters. But the public are worried and confused – 5 of the

Taking a sexual history in ED

Emergency physicians often feel that taking a sexual history in EDs is something medical school and specialty training have not prepared them very well for. This comes as no surprise as it differs significantly from

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