Category: Emergency Medicine

Dexamethasone, COVID-19 and the RECOVERY trial. St Emlyn’s

We have previously covered the RECOVERY trial on St Emlyn’s noting that the first results out of this large pragmatic, adaptive design platform RCT showed no benefit to Hydroxychloroquine. A few weeks ago a press

Introducing the St Emlyn’s Lesson Plans

We are delighted to introduce you to the “St Emlyn’s Lesson Plans“, which we hope will help structure some of your education sessions over coming months. We currently have many of sessions that you might

JC: Halt! It’s not time for TXA! Or is it? HALT-IT results at St Emlyn’s

If you’re any kind of emergency care aficionado, you probably worship at the altar of tranexamic acid (TXA). With data showing more favourable outcomes from its use in traumatic bleeding​(1)​, post-partum haemorrhage​(2)​, maybe traumatic brain

COVID-19 Journal Club: The Director’s Cut #5

We have searched every COVID-19 publication, and summarised the literature of everything published in the last week. We have highlighted those papers that will be of interest to EM clinicians on the front line. This

COVID Journal Club #8 – The Webinar. Thursday 18th 11am BST

We took a well earned break last week from the weekly Covid19 webinar and journal club, but we are back on Thursday with 5​1–5​+1 papers to keep us all thinking about how we use science

May 2020 round up podcast

It’s been another month of Covid complexity and more. I got together with Iain Beardsell to talk through the highlights of the month on the blog and podcast. Much has changed in May. We are

The RECOVERY platform trial: No benefit to Hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19. St Emlyn’s

We’ve talked about the RECOVERY trial on the blog and podcast before. This is a UK based platform trial (more on this later) looking at patients admitted to hospital with Covid-19. It’s an open label

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Major Incidents- There’s now a new app for that too

Editorial note: This blog details an app developed by Pete Hulme and colleagues. Although this is now a commercial product we think the origin story, development path and product may be of interest to the

Review: Horizon 2020: What’s the Matter with Tony Slattery?

It isn’t often that we review a television programme on St Emlyn’s. In fact I think this may be the first time, but I was so struck by this film and the valuable learning points

COVID Journal Club #7 – The Webinar

Welcome to our seventh 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 collaboration with St Emlyn’s.


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