Category: Emergency Medicine

How to become a sub-specialist in emergency care research. St Emlyn’s

At a basic level emergency care clinicians should be trained in Good Clinical Practice and able to recruit to trials. However some will want to make research into a larger part of their work. This

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

Lacto Basics – Breastfeeding in the Emergency Department

Natalie May takes us through the basics of breastfeeding and how we can look after patients who are breastfeeding when they present to the ED.

Genetic Testing in The Acute Setting – It’s About Time. St Emlyn’s

The year is 2030. Another busy shift at St. Emlyn’s and you’re asked about your plan for the patient in cubicle 4. You scan your list. The patient attended a few hours ago and you’re

RCEM CPD conference day 3

RCEM CPD Conference 2022 Day 3

Well, it’s the final day in Bournemouth for the attendees of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine Spring CPD Conference of 2022. I’m still here up in the north, and you’ll be pleased to hear

RCEM CPD conference day 2

RCEM CPD Conference 2022 Day 2

Well hopefully you all had a lovely evening and possibly even managed to go for a run along the coast to celebrate having functioning livers! I got into the spirit of things with a quick

RCEM CPD conference Day 1

RCEM CPD Conference 2022 Day 1

Well, isn’t this exciting! An actual real-life live conference with real-life people all together learning about hot topics in emergency medicine in real-life once again! This week sees the St Emlyn’s team return to live

Top Tips from Ten Years of Trauma Team Leadership

I was incredibly privileged to be asked to speak at the RCEM CPD conference today in Bournemouth. This blog post details some of what was discussed with links to all the further resources that I

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