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Combatting COVID19 – Is Lung Ultrasound an Option?

Written by Dr Cian McDermott, Emergency Physician & Director of Emergency Ultrasound Education, Mater University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland | @cianmcdermott Reviewed by Dr Rachel Liu, Emergency Physician & Director of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education, Yale School

2019 Novel Coronavirus (Wuhan) at St Emlyn’s

Thursday afternoon, I brazenly told my director that the coronavirus needn’t warrant immediate concern.  I didn’t want to add to the typical hysteria that leads to people purchasing too many medical supplies that then results

#CCR20

JC: Critical care reviews meeting day 1 #CCR20. St Emlyn's

In addition to the breaking trials at the #CCR meetings a number of other important trials were presented that you should seek out and review. We’ve not done full critical appraisals on these trials, that’s

St Emlyns in Brum #ICSSOA – Day 2

Onwards to day 2 then, and how better to break your fast than with some EVIDENCE. Lovely. Today’s scientific discourse came courtesy of 6 big names and focused on fluid therapy, blood pressure targets and

St Emlyn's in Brum #ICSSOA 2019 – Day 1

We’re here again at the Intensive Care Society State of the Art Conference. This year for 2019 it’s in Birmingham (possibly the best city in the world, though of course I’m slightly biased having grown

CRASH-3

JC: Tranexamic Acid (TXA) in Head Injury. The CRASH-3 results. St Emlyn’s

St Emlyn’s had sight of a pre-publication copy of the CRASH-3 trial from the trial team. This allowed us to prepare this blog in advance of publication. The trial authors have not been involved in

UK Resuscitationist #FOAMed #stemlynsLIVE

The UK Resuscitationist from #stemlynsLIVE with Dan Horner. St Emlyn’s

So Dan – we want you to give this talk – about a job. A job that doesn’t exist. Or maybe it’s a thing – but we’re not sure what that is. Or maybe it’s

PTSD and me part 5: why did I break?

Working in healthcare and, or as first responders we are at risk of being exposed to abnormal events.  Events for which we have no frame of reference and which precipitate acute stress responses and present

climate change in healthcare

JC: Sustainability and Climate Change in Anaesthesia. St Emlyn’s

Healthcare has a huge environmental impact and contributes to climate change​1​. This appears to be irrefutable (Ed – there will be skeptics), with effects from transportation, greenhouse gases (notably Nitrous Oxide and other anaesthetic gases)

Similar challenges, different approaches – Mass Casualty Incident training lessons from Pakistan. St Emlyn’s

A little while ago I reported from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s meeting – specifically covering the management of major – or mass casualty – incidents (MCI). Many similar themes stood out


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