All posts by Natalie May

Dr. Natalie May, MBChB, MPHe, MSc, PGCert Medical Education, FRCEM, FACEM is section lead for paediatrics and medical education. She is an Editorial Board Member of the St Emlyn’s blog and podcast. She is a specialist in Emergency Medicine (Australia) and a Specialist in Emergency Medicine with Paediatric Emergency Medicine (UK). She works as Staff Specialist in Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine with the Ambulance Service of New South Wales (aka Sydney HEMS). She also works as aStaff Specialist, Emergency Medicine, St George Hospital (South Eastern Sydney Local Health District). Her research interests include medical education, particularly feedback; gender inequity in healthcare; paediatric emergency medicine. You can find her on twitter as @_NMay

JC: Virtual Reality for Distraction from Paediatric Procedural Pain

Ed – At the SMACC conference our good friend and simulation guru Jesse Spurr ​1​ talked about virtual reality as a future technique for education and for therapy. It’s an area that we’ve not really

JC: Enter Sandman – Which Agent as Second Line in Paediatric Status Epilepticus?

Appraisal and reflections on the recently published ConSEPT and EcLiPSE trials – what do they mean for the treatment of paediatric status epilepticus?

JC: Taking the PESIT – How Common is PE Among ED Patients with Syncope?

You might remember the tremendous stink around PE prevalence caused by the outcomes of the Pulmonary Embolism in Syncope Italian Trial (PESIT)1 from when it was published back in 2016; we covered it here at St

A FeminEM in NYC – Reflections from #FIX18 Part Four

This post is the final post of four covering my learning points and reflections from #FIX181. FIX – the FemInEM2 ideas exchange – took place in New York on Weds 17th and Thurs 18th October 2018.

A FeminEM in NYC – Reflections from #FIX18 Part Three

This post is the third of four covering my learning points and reflections from #FIX181. FIX – the FemInEM2 ideas exchange – took place in New York on Weds 17th and Thurs 18th October 2018. You

So Unsexy – Why We Shouldn’t Use The Word Sexy in Clinical Medicine #FIX18

The following post is a transcript of my talk at #FIX18 in New York. You can listen to the podcast of the talk here https://feminem.org/podcast/so-unsexy/ You can watch a video of the presentation here and

A FeminEM in NYC – Reflections from #FIX18 Part Two

This post is the second of four covering my learning points and reflections from #FIX181. FIX – the FemInEM2 ideas exchange – took place in New York on Weds 17th and Thurs 18th October 2018. You

In Pursuit of Excellence at #StEmlynsLive

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. “I don’t much care where-“ said Alice.

A FeminEM in NYC – Reflections from #FIX18 Part One

Last week I travelled from Manchester (for St Emlyn’s Live and Teaching Manchester) to NYC for #FIX181. FIX – the FemInEM1 ideas exchange – is in its second year, and having been unable to attend

Micro Machines: Sick Neonates at #RATH2018

Micro Machines – Sick Neonates at #RATH2018 If there’s one area in paediatric emergency medicine that seems to scare people more than any other, it’s neonates. It’s hard to fathom how something so small can

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