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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

February podcast and round up: St Emlyn’s

We made it! A double century of podcasts. In this month’s update Iain and Simon talk through myth busting in resuscitation, Rick Body’s airway expertise (with a side mention for high sensitivity troponin), a paper about resuscitative thoracotomy, ACPs

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

January 2022 Podcast review: St Emlyn’s

Iain and Simon bring you our regular monthly round up of the best of the blog on the podcast. This month we have lots of critical appraisal, some ECG thrusting and complex (but really important)

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.

SASEM: Myths in resuscitation practice. St Emlyn’s

This week I am (virtually) presenting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the Saudi Arabian Society of Emergency Medicine 7th Scientific Assembly. It’s always a pleasure to join colleagues from Saudi Arabia and around the world