Et tu, Brute? One mans battle with CESR. St Emlyn’s

Now a number of years ago now I took the decision to resign from my training programme. To cut a long story short I wasn’t happy. In fact I was totally miserable with almost everything

SMACC Sydney. Hope to see you there. St Emlyn’s

I’ve no doubt that you will have spotted that the next SMACC is in Sydney on 25-29th March 2019. Here at St Emlyn’s we are really excited about this and we’re planning our trips, talks

Top Apps at #EMSA18 St Emlyn’s

One of the other sessions I spoke in at EMSA18 was the technology session, when four of us (Jesse Spurr, Michael Edmonds, Lachlan “Lachie” Graham and I), chaired by Andrew Perry, presented our top apps.

St Emlyn’s July round up podcast

. A quick round up of the best from the blog in July 29. Infinite Game theory and Emergency Medicine with  Craig Ferguson http://www.stemlynsblog.org/only-a-game-infinite-game-theory-in-emergency-medicine/ Epinephrine in Cardiac Arrest: Journal Club post (and a really important

Troponin and biotin: a lethal combination?

Imagine you’re treating a patient who presented with typical cardiac chest pain. The initial ECG showed subtle lateral ST depression that seemed to resolve on subsequent ECGs. You’re very concerned by the clinical picture and

Lessons Learned at #EMSA18

I’m on my way back to Sydney from Adelaide in South Australia, where this week I was honoured to be a keynote speaker at the fifth EMSA conference (#EMSA18) as well as speaking in a

Pointing the Finger – Paronychia in the Emergency Department

It’s odd how we seem to find ourselves with very niche interest areas in Emergency Medicine. Paronychia is one of mine, for a variety of reasons – probably firstly because I used to be a

The Teaching CoOp update and program: 10-12th October 2018

We are steaming ahead with preparations for the Teaching CoOp course we are running her in Manchester later this year. We have an internationally renowned faculty coming to join us, tickets are selling well and

JC: Does Epinephrine work in Cardiac Arrest. St Emlyn’s

Epinephrine use in cardiac arrest is controversial1,2. Despite patho-physiological arguments3,4 that it can improve brain perfusion and even that it may improve the rate of ROSC (Return of Spontaneous Circulation) many have expressed the concern

Only a game? Infinite game theory in Emergency Medicine

Editor’s note: Have you ever wondered that you might be in some sort of weird game in the ED? The thought that perhaps we are are players in a strange, complex and seemingly uncontrollable system

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