Category: Critical Care

JC: Balanced fluids vs Saline on the ICU. The SMART trial. St Emlyn’s

There has a been a little flutter of activity in the #FOAMed world this week about two trials published in the NEJM on the subject of balanced fluids in the care of critically ill patients,

JC: The End of the ‘Roid? ADRENAL

So another year, another Critical Care Reviews meeting. Rob is doing an absolutely fantastic job with these, inviting lead authors from major critical care trials to present and defend their work. In fact, this is

CRYOSTAT-2 with Ross Davenport

You might be aware that an exciting new trial has started called Cryostat-2.  This is exciting as it has the potential to improve patient outcomes, but also because it will involve all the Major Trauma

Podcast: September 2018 round up of the St Emlyn’s blog

Here’s the September podcast round up of the St Emlyn’s blog. For some reason this did not get published back in 2018, so here it is now 🙂 The following blogs are discussed. OOHCA and

104 Reflections from Sydney HEMS – the eBook. St.Emlyn’s

Firstly, the title of this post is not a typo. When I collated the reflective lessons from my series of Sydney HEMS blog posts I realised there were actually 104, not 101. Apologies for the

Dan does part of State of the Art #ICSSOA2017. St.Emlyn’s

St Emlyn’s were on tour again this week, and I was lucky enough to attend the yearly UK Intensive Care Society State of the Art (ICSSOA) 2017 Conference in Liverpool. This is always a great

JC: Does earlier TXA save lives? St.Emlyn’s

Administration of tranexamic acid (TXA) is integral part of the management for major trauma patients in the UK. It is deemed such an important aspect that its administration is used as a quality indicator to

ACEM

The 2017 ACEM Winter Symposium with Katherine Gridley.

  This year the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) winter symposium was held in the beautiful Barossa valley in South Australia. This 4 day conference is designed to bring emergency physicians together from across

#dasSMACC

#dasSMACC Day 3. St.Emlyn’s on tour

  Day 3 at #dasSMACC After a gala dinner of somewhat epic proportions it was back bright and early to the Tempodrom to get back to work. Simon chaired the first panel of the day

It’s Not OK: Communication in Paediatric Critical Care at #dasSMACC

  I don’t know about you but I had relatively little communication skills training at medical school. It was two or three days over five years and I thought that was ok, but now it

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