Category: #FOAMed

JC: EuroTHERM or EuroBURNED. St.Emlyn’s

October has been a stellar month for publication of critical care trials in high impact journals. SPLIT, HEAT and FELLOW have already been FOAMed all over, but that left me with a still tempting choice

Countdown to smaccDUB Registration Starts Here

It’s just seven days til registration for smaccDUB opens. We know, we can hardly contain ourselves with excitement, having seen the programme which looks more cutting edge, inspirational and gender-balanced than ever before (hurrah for

Paediatric Pain and Sedation – Tips to Change Your Practice from #EuSEM15

Flicking through the tracks at EuSEM15 you might notice that there are several presentations – including mine – devoted to the management of pain and procedural sedation in children. And you might wonder why this

Making good decisions in the ED. #RCEM15 #EuSEM15

This blog is based on a talk I gave at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine conference in Manchester, and a similar talk on Metacognition in the ED delivered today in Torino at the EuSEM

#Medutainment and Emergency Medicine, Part 3. What next and how do I do it?

Where do we go now with #Medutainment? Time is precious and in many modern health care systems time for educational activities is increasingly difficult to find. Our 24/7 role means that it is really hard

#Medutainment and Emergency Medicine. Part 2. Why are we talking about it?

Why is Medutainment in the news now? I think there are two linked driving factors that have led us to start considering medutainment as a important component in medical education. Technological change Changes in medical

#Medutainment and Emergency Medicine. Part 1. What is it and where did it come from?

This blog is based on a talk I am giving in Turn, Italy, at the European Society of Emergency Medicine annual congress. This will be the third EuSEM meeting I’ve been to and if you

JC: The last breath for apnoeic oxygenation?

Apnoeic oxygenation in emergency intubation in the ED is a concept that has emerged in the past few years and has been promoted by the FOAMed community quite extensively. I have to admit it is

SPLIT trial published. Saline or Plasmalyte on the ICU? St.Emlyn’s

Paul Young aka @DogICUma is releasing the results of the SPLIT trial in Berlin, right now, in Berlin at the European Intensive Care Society meeting. I was lucky enough to meet Paul at SMACC in

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Better Than Cure? Public Health in the ED at #RCEM15

Is public health a problem in the UK? Well, prior to this year’s general election, healthcare and the NHS were consistently top concern for voters. But the public are worried and confused – 5 of the


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