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Are they laughing at me? Aortic dissection in the ED.

As the world becomes smaller and our populations more multicultural (Yes I am a “Lefty” Mr Burley)… so communication in our emergency departments becomes even more crucial. Last week whilst working in the UK, I

JC: Journals are dead: Long live the Journal Club

“The report of my death was an exaggeration” Mark Twain Just a quicky and a link out to our guide on Emergency Medicine Journal Clubs. Despite the rumours of the imminent demise of all medical

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The Olympics and the ED physician

It’s a great week to be British. Bradley Wiggins wins the tour and we are just a few short days away from the greatest show on Earth – the Olympics I mean. (Ed – don’t

Fracture of the Talus

Giving bad feedback or giving feedback badly?

The problems of giving feedback in the ED. How to handle clinical error in the emergency department.

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EM as a career? Yeah, but no……

  I have too many jobs! Amongst other tasks I manage the foundation program for junior docs at my large university teaching hospital. I’m effectively responsible for getting them through the two years of their

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The Critical Appraisal FCEM exam

If you are planning on being an emergency physician in the UK then you will probably be thinking about trying to get through the FCEM exam. At the current time that means that you are

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The wise thirsts for questions, not answers!

The following post displays comments from tweets about speakers at the 14th ICEM in Dublin in June 2012. Some reflect evidence-based medicine, some just personal practice supported by expert opinion only. We post these in order to

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#ICEM2012

Following on from the amazing twitterfest at the International Conference of Emergency Medicine in Dublin I think there will be many emergency physicians updating, revising and expanding their online presence. There is no doubt that

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