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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

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

JC: Association between delays to patient admission from the ED and all-cause 30-day mortality. St Emlyn’s

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes This paper is recently off the press and has already sparked both interest and debate here at Virchester and in the wider Emergency Medicine community. It tackles the topic of

Designer medicine for suspected DVT: the 4D study. St Emlyn’s

Do you want to halve your ultrasound referral rate for suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis? You do? How marvellous. Reducing referral rates from ED for a specialist test like vascular sonography can have multiple benefits for

The Rise of an ACP: Leadership.

During a conversation with a physician friend – who was about to complete training and take on a role as a consultant – she expressed (with dismay) how ill-prepared she felt for the leadership elements

SASEM: Cutting Edge Evidence-based Airway Management

I gave this talk at the SASEM (Saudi Arabian Society for Emergency Medicine) conference, 2022. In this talk, I discuss recent practice-changing evidence relating to emergency airway management. I cover endotracheal intubation in out of hospital cardiac arrest (including the AIRWAYS-2 trial), video vs. direct laryngoscopy tips to optimise your view on laryngoscopy and maximise first pass success, and I cover the use of surgical cricothyroidotomy by London Ambulance Service.