We review a paper from the EMJ looking at the diagnosis of acute aortic syndrome in the ED and the accuracy of clinical decision rules and clinician gestalt
A round of of all of March’s blog content and an update on St Emlyn’s WILD
This episode ofr our CAN podcasts introduces two core concepts: sensitivity and specificity. These are two ways of thinking about the accuracy of a diagnostic test. Knowing the sensitivity and specificity of an investigation will give you a decent idea of how it should be used in the emergency department.
A review of a paper from the European Heart Journal looking at the prehospital use of troponin in patients with low risk chest pain.
This week Simon and Rick got together to talk through the latest technologies, uses and performance of COVID-19 testing. We think it’s a really useful listen to understand the strengths
Back in 2013, I wrote a post here on petechiae in well kids; it received a phenomenal number of views for reasons I don’t quite understand (I think it ended
Welcome to our fourth webinar and journal club reviewing recent research and featuring COVID-19 updates, hosted by the University of Manchester, Manchester Royal Infirmary and Royal College of Emergency Medicine
In the midst of everything that is going on with COVID-19 it is easy to see how important non coronavirus stuff can get overlooked. But we still need to keep