Category: Medical Technology

Top Apps at #EMSA18 St Emlyn’s

One of the other sessions I spoke in at EMSA18 was the technology session, when four of us (Jesse Spurr, Michael Edmonds, Lachlan “Lachie” Graham and I), chaired by Andrew Perry, presented our top apps.

Privacy, the GDPR and information. St. Emlyn’s

priv This is an update to our privacy policy in light of the GDPR regulations that come into effect on 25/5/2018. Data collection In principle we try and collect as little data as possible. Our

The future of Emergency Medicine Education in the Social Age. St.Emlyn’s

It’s a special year for UK Emergency Medicine. 2017 is the 50th anniversary of our speciality and the RCEM is planning a series of events to celebrate this. It’s also the 30th anniverary of the

The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine from SMACC Dublin

The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine. What’s our future? SMACC Dublin

I was thrilled to kick off the EM stream at SMACC Dublin this year with a presentation on the big questions, in other words the strategic future, ofEmergency Medicine. This was an idea we put

A new view on life. Augmenting Reality at St.Emlyn’s.

Unless you’ve been on holiday in, say, Antarctica for the last few weeks (or still haven’t recovered from SMACC), you’ll have probably heard about this small game called Pokémon GO. You may have even been on

The BIG questions in EM. Part 3 – Politics. St.Emlyn’s

Perhaps the greatest influence on the practice of emergency medicine will be how, where, and to some extent when, we fit into the emergency medicine system. Beyond the doors of the emergency department there are

The BIG questions in EM. Part 2 – Technology. St.Emlyn’s

When we think of the future it’s easy to leap to advances in technology as the main driver for change. However, as we have seen in part 1 there are other factors that will drive

Can you unlock your unconscious patient’s mobile phone with their thumb? St.Emlyn’s

The case: Let’s imagine a case, based on reality but essentially a thought experiment. You are working in the ED resus area when you receive a young unconscious patient from the paramedics. They had been

JC: Gadgets and Gizmos for gaining IV access in kids. St.Emlyn’s

If you have heard the St.Emlyn’s team talk about innovation then you will know that we have a healthy scepticism for technology. Technology is great of course and we love gadgets as much as the

The SWEETest Sim – Real People, High Fidelity at #SWEETs15

  In March 2015 I invited myself to the Swedish Emergency Medicine conference SWEETs in Stockholm. It was a huge privilege to learn about EM in Sweden and to work alongside some of my favourite


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