All posts by Simon Carley

Simon Carley MB ChB, PGDip, DipIMC (RCS Ed), FRCS (Ed)(1998), FHEA, FAcadMed, FRCEM, MPhil, MD, PhD is Creator, Webmaster, owner and Editor in Chief of the St Emlyn’s blog and podcast. He is visiting Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University and a Consultant in adult and paediatric Emergency Medicine at Manchester Foundation Trust. He is co-founder of BestBets, St.Emlyns and the MSc in emergency medicine at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is an Education Associate with the General Medical Council and is an Associate Editor for the Emergency Medicine Journal. His research interests include diagnostics, MedEd, Major incidents & Evidence based Emergency Medicine. He is verified on twitter as @EMManchester

March/April Podcast 2022. St Emlyn’s

Our regular review of the blog and podcast from March/April 2022 with Simon and Iain. This month we saw the podcast pass over 1 Million downloads. Thanks to everyone out there who listens and gives

JC: AP or AL position for cardioversion? St Emlyn’s

Defibrillation is a core skill in emergency medicine. Traditionally we are taught that an anterior-lateral (AL) placement of pads is preferable, although an anterior-posterior (AP) position can be used if AL does not work. This

February podcast and round up: St Emlyn’s

We made it! A double century of podcasts. In this month’s update Iain and Simon talk through myth busting in resuscitation, Rick Body’s airway expertise (with a side mention for high sensitivity troponin), a paper about resuscitative thoracotomy, ACPs

JC: The RePHILL trial. St Emlyn’s

This week we see the publication of the RePHILL trial. This is something we have been looking forward to for some time. A randomised controlled trial of the use of packed red cells, LyoPLAS and

Feedback update and the complexities of inter-speciality conversations. St Emlyn’s

Feedback is something that we are really interested in at St Emlyn’s. We pride ourselves on managing feedback well, both in education where the St Emlyn’s team has a culture of honest and open feedback

January 2022 Podcast review: St Emlyn’s

Iain and Simon bring you our regular monthly round up of the best of the blog on the podcast. This month we have lots of critical appraisal, some ECG thrusting and complex (but really important)

SASEM: Myths in resuscitation practice. St Emlyn’s

This week I am (virtually) presenting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the Saudi Arabian Society of Emergency Medicine 7th Scientific Assembly. It’s always a pleasure to join colleagues from Saudi Arabia and around the world

James Lind research priority setting. St Emlyn’s

Back in 2015 the James Lind organisation helped us set research priorities for emergency medicine in the UK. St Emlyn’s were proud to support the process at that time as we are advocates for open,

JC: Etomidate vs. Ketamine for emergency intubation. St Emlyn’s

Just a quick review this week as this is a paper published back in December that has been superbly reviewed already over on the SGEM. However, it’s an interesting topic and one that has been

December 2021 Podcast round up. St Emlyn’s

Iain and Simon recap the highlights on the blog from December 2021. The best of the month plus a few reflections on the year and a look forward to 2022. vb S