Category: #FOAMed

#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

Opening video to #RCEM15.

Here it is. The video that we could not see due to a horrific AV failure (nightmares of #smaccUS came flooding back) This is Dan Horner’s work and it’s a great snapshot of where EM

#RCEM15: LIVE

It’s finally here! The Annual Scientific Conference of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine #RCEM15 is starting in Manchester. Thanks to the awesome staff at RCEM and the terrific AV team at Manchester Central, we’ve

#RCEM15. St.Emlyn’s preview

There are just a few days to go until the first (yes the very first) Royal College of Emergency Medicine conference right here at the home of St.Emlyns in Virchester (well Manchester to be precise).

JC: Self extrication vs. assisted extrication. St.Emlyn’s

The last 2 years have seen the agreed wisdom of spinal immobilisation challenged. We have seen a paradigm shift in our attitude towards the use of cervical collar with some prehospital services now removing the

Get the Best from Your Rest – Sleep Hygiene at St Emlyn’s

Sleep is absolutely one of my favourite things in the world. It can also be one of the most elusive. Almost all ED docs, by necessity, work some sort of shift pattern. Given that pretty