Category: #FOAMed

JC: POCUS for the breathless patient. St.Emlyn’s

This might be the paper (or perhaps the first of many papers) that I’ve been waiting for. Like many colleagues in the #FOAMed world I’m a big fan of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) in

The Archers of the Emergency Department. St.Emlyn’s

It is a little known fact that to be successful as an emergency physician in the UK it is vital to take a three month rotation in Archery. Archery is a key skill for us

How accurate is clinical judgement for acute coronary syndromes?

This blog post is based on the paper published in the EMJ this week – Body R et al. Can emergency physicians rule in or rule out acute coronary syndromes using clinical judgement? EMJ 2014

TTL podcast 1. Getting to CT in 30 minutes.

This week we have released a podcast on trauma team leadership that focuses on the management of trauma patients in the ED, and in particular a focus on getting patients from the door to CT

St.Emlyn’s the podcast

If you’ve not found it yet then don’t forget to follow the St.Emlyn’s podcast. You can find us on iTunes here (please say something nice) and there are quite a few episodes already up on

JC: A decade of reversal: an analysis of 146 contradicted medical practices.

This week the blog, the podcast, SMACC and twitter have been ‘off on one‘ about belief, evidence, adoption, change and practice. It has been great to tackle one of the trickiest decisions we have to

Louise Cullen on why most published research is wrong. St.Emlyn’s

I have to agree with all the sentiments about SMACC being the best conference in the world for a blend of science and practicality for critical care medicine. I also find that SMACC conference talks

Joe Lex – The Godfather of FOAM makes an offer you can’t refuse

One of the greatest things about the FOAM movement is how much it feels like a family. There’s a real willingness to share and contribute to one another which is really refreshing, an ethos captured

Do risk factors factor in the ED? St.Emlyn’s at #SMACC Gold

We’ve said it before but SMACC really is the best conference in the world for anyone involved in resuscitation, and it’s not just about the latest and greatest bits of kit, or the latest airway

Critical Care Horizons Journal. Amazing work from Rob MacSweeney.

Back in March I finally got round to meeting the hard working, funny and all round good guy Rob MacSweeney from Northern Ireland. Not only is he the brains behind critical care reviews, one of

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