Category: Global Health

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

Thinking pragmatically about capacity

Editor: This is a guest post by Simon Horne. It is likely one of the last posts from Virchester before the festive season properly commences. Take care and stay safe. Happy holidays everyone! Three jobs,

Equitable publishing part 2: Access rules

With contributions from Thomas Shanahan (@clifford0584) and Teresa Chan (@TChanMD). Read equitable publishing part 1: Appraising an audience and part 3: Author, sponsor, mentor, replay. Over a cup of coffee Your study team has finally

Equitable publishing part 1: Appraising an audience

Coauthored with Thomas Shanahan (@clifford0584), with contributions from Teresa Chan (@TChanMD). Read equitable publishing part 2: Access rules and part 3: Author, sponsor, mentor, replay. Where should we publish? You have finally completed your data

Equitable publishing part 3: Author, mentor, sponsor, replay

Coauthored with Teresa Chan (@TChanMD) and Thomas Shanahan (@clifford0584). Read equitable publishing part 1: Appraising an audience and part 2: Access rules. Settling over a cup of coffee After some debate (and several cups of

The ‘Roid’ to Recovery? REMAP-CAP @ St Emlyn’s

This week JAMA published three important trials on the use of steroids in patients with severe COVID-19, with an additional cherry on top; a subsequent inclusive meta-analysis (totalling 7 RCTs and 1703 patients) from the

May 2020 round up podcast

It’s been another month of Covid complexity and more. I got together with Iain Beardsell to talk through the highlights of the month on the blog and podcast. Much has changed in May. We are

Covid-19 journal club

Covid-19 Journal Club: The Director’s Cut #4

We have searched every COVID-19 publication, and summarised the literature of everything published in the last fortnight. We have highlighted those papers that will be of interest to EM clinicians on the front line. This

COVID-19 and global health: a snapshot for Emergency Medicine

Editors:  James Chan @jameschanuk Global Emergency Care Fellow, ST5 in Emergency Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Anisa Jafar @EmergeMedGlobal NIHR Academic Lecturer and ST5 in Emergency Medicine, University of Manchester/Manchester Royal Infirmary There are

Colour of the wind

Fair warning: this is a difficult read. Many thanks to Janos Baombe, Liz Crowe and Cathy Wield for your wisdom and support in making this post a little less uncomfortable. Before you start This is