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: 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

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

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

How to prepare your ED for a MERS-CoV outbreak

Following a successful local collaborative Ebola campaign preparation last year, the team at Virchester ED have started preparing for the next outbreak of infectious disease that threatens our quiet shores: the Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

My top 5 reasons to attend #SMACC this year…

  So I am back from an amazing few days in Chicago where the most amazing medical conference of the world just took place at McCormick place in Chicago (USA). As a FOAM(ed) convert and

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New NICE guidance on intravenous fluid therapy for adults in hospital: how is this relevant to EM?

  The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recently issued new guidance on the use of intravenous fluids in adult patients. For those clinicians not familiar with it, NICE is the UK-based

JC: Milk for refractory migraines?

Every day is a school day in Virchester! When you thought you had heard everything about Propofol with recent media cover over the unfortunate event involving a pop star, a paper from Iran suggest that

NICE on headaches

  Everyday is a school day!   NICE (the National Institute for Healthcare and Clinical Excellence) have recently issued their new recommendation on the management of headaches in young people and adults. For those colleagues

JC: Gut feeling about serious paeds infections

So, I am back to rainy Northern England after my exotic travels to Cameroon and Gran Canaria (note: I still managed to join Twitter JC every Friday!) to find a paper on my desk for

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The wise thirsts for questions, not answers!

The following post displays comments from tweets about speakers at the 14th ICEM in Dublin in June 2012. Some reflect evidence-based medicine, some just personal practice supported by expert opinion only. We post these in order to