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St Emlyn’s on Spotify

Great news! You can now stream the entire St Emlyn’s podcast library on Spotify. Playlists To help you find your favourite episodes we’ve put together a series of playlists. Induction Liz Crowe Troponin COVID-19 We

Acute Coronary Syndrome (Induction)

Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is a spectrum of symptoms and signs that present due to actue coronary ischaemia: a blockage of a coronary vessel or vessels. This could be anything from a new onset of

COVID-19 and The Heart. St Emlyn’s

A 70 year old man presents to your Emergency Department (ED) with a three week history of cough and mild shortness of breath, but this is improving. Over the last two days he has had

March Podcast Round Up

March has been an incredibly busy month on St Emlyn’s, and we had our highest number of blog views and podcast listens ever. There has been an awful lot to catch up on, admittedly a

A Decade of Diagnostics in Emergency Care

When we saw in the last decade, I’d just finished my PhD looking to discover the ‘new troponin’. At the time, patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes (ACS) were routinely admitted to hospital to undergo

A decade in review for Emergency Care. St Emlyn's

I hope you’ve had a very happy Christmas/holiday period, and that work hasn’t been too intense for you. As we close out 2019, we’re looking forward to a new decade of Emergency Medicine here in

Risk scores for cardiac chest pain: the first head-to-head comparison!

Suspected cardiac chest pain: everyone sees it, everyone has a different clinical pathway, and everyone has a different risk score for it. This week the Emergency Medicine Journal published our paper “Comparison of four decision

Adult Congenital Heart Disease in the ED. St Emlyn’s

Virchester is recognised as a specialist centre for patients with adult congenital heart disease (ACHD). This is an interesting and occasionally challenging group of patients who may require some modifications in your approach to referral,

#SASEM2019: Top 10+1 papers

This week I am in Jeddah at the Saudi Arabian Society of Emergency Medicine1. It has been a fabulous few days so far. The content is good, the presentations are way above average and I’ve

JC: Do you see the light? Serum neurofilament light chain for prognostication following OOHCA

I’ve been meaning to do a blog on this paper for some time now. Paul Young, who’s opinion I have a lot of time for, seemed clearly excited about its release. And in December at


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