All posts by Richard Carden

Dr Richard Carden MBChB MSc BSc (Hons) PGCert FHEA MAcadMEd Rich is an Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine Trainee in London. He is currently a PhD Candidate in Trauma Sciences at the Centre for Trauma Sciences and is the Emergency Preservation and Resuscitation fellow at the Institute of Pre-Hospital Care. He is a Co-Founder of the National Trauma Research and Innovation Collaborative and Module Lead for the MSc in Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine at QMUL. You can find him on twitter as @richcarden

The Art of War

Emergency medicine in the UK is frequently cited by the British media as being like a warzone, and with that in mind I delved back into one my favourite books. It certainly isn’t a modern

Sepsis 2015: EGDT without the “G”?

  Sepsis has been a big topic of research over the years (understatement), and the last 18 months have seen the publication of data that has made us, once again, rethink how we approach these

JC: Getting the Balance Right: The PROPPR Trial

  Last week saw the publication of the results of the Pragmatic Randomised Optimal Platelet and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) Trial by Holcomb et al. (et al. includes almost all of the big names in massive

You are not a SHOEMAKER. St.Emlyn’s

  Simon recently claimed his new favourite word is pleiotropic, and whilst I don’t want to get into a vocab competition, I offer my own new favourite word: ultracrepidarianism. This is something I am eternally

Obi Wan’s Guide to Emergency Medicine. Rich Carden at St.Emlyn’s

Ok, so Obi Wan Kenobi, to my knowledge, never actually practiced emergency medicine, although he had some pretty awesome Jedi skills that would work a treat in the ED.  For those of you unfamiliar with