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All posts by Janos Baombe

Dr Janos Baombe MD, FRCEM, FEEBEM, PgCert, MSc is section editor and editorial board member on the St Emlyn's blog and podcast. He is a consultant in emergency medicine in Manchester and visiting senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. His research interests include infectious disease, European emergency medicine networks, ultrasonogaphy, toxicology, HIV/AIDS, EBM. You can find him on twitter as @baombejp

JC: Turn it Down to 11 – Benzos for Back Pain

The topic of lower back pain of undifferentiated origin is one that is close to my heart for at least two reasons. The first one is professional, as daily we see and manage a significant

Five risks for training in Emergency Medicine. St.Emlyn’s

DISCLAIMER: the below tips are based on my conversations with trainers and trainees. It’s unashamebly anecdotal but I make few apologies for that. I’ve supported emergency medicine trainees from all around the world and a

What did you miss at #EuSEM16? St.Emlyn’s

  “Patience and tranquillity of mind contribute more to cure our distempers as the whole of medicine” (Mozart) Around the same time last year, I wrote a blog post that summarised the EuSEM 2015 congress’ academic

Making ED Visits Easier for Children

Having attended the ICEM2016 conference in Cape Town a few days ago, I came across a new concept championed by PEM physicians from all over the world: the Paediatric Marketplace. If you do not know

Is Ketofol the milk of human kindness for procedural sedation. St.Emlyn’s

Another fine day in Virchester and another marvellous weekly Journal Club discussing Ketofol. I was unable to attend our traditional meeting (which ended a few minutes ago) as I was visiting my parents but I

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

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

Tips on how to prepare and survive your night shifts

how to survive night shifts in emergency medicine. Janos Baombe at St.Emlyn’s

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.

Tips on how to look after your OWN mental health

DISCLAIMER: the below tips are based on no evidence whatsoever but are some pearls I have picked up during my relatively short career in emergency medicine. I however hope you will enjoy the read, give some thought to

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