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Category: communicating information

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

Feedback update and the complexities of inter-speciality conversations. St Emlyn’s

Feedback is something that we are really interested in at St Emlyn’s. We pride ourselves on managing feedback well, both in education where the St Emlyn’s team has a culture of honest and open feedback

Medical Fiction: A new St Emlyn’s section

There’s nothing like a good bit of sci-fi, is there? From the imagination of the original Star Wars trilogy to the thought-provoking Matrix. Sci-fi isn’t just mindless entertainment though. Sometimes, science fiction comes true. Think

Digital Disruption- Leveraging Technology To Stay On Top Of Your Game. St Emlyn’s

By Leah Flanagan, Mohammed Hamza, Cian McDermott It’s that time of day again. The first alarm has gone off. You roll over… and check your phone again. Social media and technology has permeated many aspects

Am I going to die? Communicating COVID-19 test results and risk

Going into hospital as an emergency during the COVID-19 pandemic must be extremely scary for patients and their relatives. With no relatives allowed to visit and staff dressed in full PPE, the experience must be

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

Daddy, what did you do in the COVID War?

“Daddy, what did you do in the COVID war?” “Well child – I drew; I drew a lot!” “Daddy, why did you do that?” “Because there was hell of a lot of new information to

The future of diagnostics

The Future of Diagnostics #stemlynsLIVE

Making diagnoses is arguably the most important aspect of our work in Emergency Medicine. Until we know something about the nature of a patient’s condition, we can’t make informed decisions about whether they need to

Smacc Day 3: Morning sessions. St Emlyn’s

After a rather spectacular SMACC party involving the usual mix of dancing, music and Karaoke we are back at the ICC for day 3. Practitioners advocating for humanity. You’ve probably heard of Esther Choo through

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