Tag: St.Emlyn’s

A summary of EuSEM 2015 and what you have missed!

  The St. Emlyn’s team has, in recent years, become a regular sight at the EuSEM congress meetings and this year was certainly no exception. We attended this year’s conference, which was held in Torino (known to

James Lind and the RCEM needs you (and you, and you). St.Emlyn’s

You probably already know of James Lind as he is rather famous in medical research. If not then you will know his work. As a Scottish physician working with the Royal Navy he conducted the

Making good decisions in the ED. #RCEM15 #EuSEM15

This blog is based on a talk I gave at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine conference in Manchester, and a similar talk on Metacognition in the ED delivered today in Torino at the EuSEM

#Medutainment and Emergency Medicine, Part 3. What next and how do I do it?

Where do we go now with #Medutainment? Time is precious and in many modern health care systems time for educational activities is increasingly difficult to find. Our 24/7 role means that it is really hard

#Medutainment and Emergency Medicine. Part 2. Why are we talking about it?

Why is Medutainment in the news now? I think there are two linked driving factors that have led us to start considering medutainment as a important component in medical education. Technological change Changes in medical

JC: The last breath for apnoeic oxygenation?

Apnoeic oxygenation in emergency intubation in the ED is a concept that has emerged in the past few years and has been promoted by the FOAMed community quite extensively. I have to admit it is

SPLIT trial published. Saline or Plasmalyte on the ICU? St.Emlyn’s

Paul Young aka @DogICUma is releasing the results of the SPLIT trial in Berlin, right now, in Berlin at the European Intensive Care Society meeting. I was lucky enough to meet Paul at SMACC in

Roy Lilley at #RCEM15. St.Emlyn’s

It was an absolute delight to hear Roy Lilley at the recent RCEM Manchester conference. In Virchester he is a bit of a ‘legend’ as  he’s followed by many of us here in the department.

Nil nocere: do no harm reversing warfarin!

A familiar scenario: You are on duty and your standby phone goes off just as you have come back from your coffee break. The ambulance cell informs you that they are bringing in an elderly

Opening video to #RCEM15.

Here it is. The video that we could not see due to a horrific AV failure (nightmares of #smaccUS came flooding back) This is Dan Horner’s work and it’s a great snapshot of where EM

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