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Strengthening Your Communication: St.Emlyn’s

If there is one skill that we must all continue to grow and develop it is our communication skills. Communication drives the way we interact with the world and the way the world interacts and

Generation Why – Challenges in Medical Education at #NSWMET

This blog post is based on a talk I prepared for the New South Wales Medical Education and Training Conference in Sydney, August 2016. I’d like you to imagine something with me. It’s 08:00 on

Breaking news: Zika virus update. St.Emlyn’s.

Zika virus update for UK emergency physicians on St.Emlyn’s. infectious disease emerging.

#SMACCUS: A Trainee Perspective

If you’re reading this blog then I am sure you are aware that last week Chicago played host to the super-galactic conference that is SMACC. Equally, I am sure you have read summary upon summary

Problems in Early Pregnancy – Induction

The number of patients seen in each ED with problems relating to early pregnancy in the UK is very variable – some hospitals have rapid referral pathways for patients who know they are pregnant. It’s

Hide And Seek: Button Batteries in the Emergency Department

We see lots of kids presenting to the ED with “things” where they shouldn’t be (we see adults too, sometimes – but that’s a whole set of different stories).  Foreign bodies show up in all

Acute Heart Failure guidance. Nice, NICE or Not? St.Emlyn’s

It’s fair to say we quite like a guideline here at StE’s. We have, probably like your ED, evidence-based clinical decision support guidelines for common (think cardiac chest pain and ?PE) and not so common

The MACS Rule: Immediate ‘rule in’ and ‘rule out’ for suspected cardiac chest pain

This post is about a paper we published today in Heart – the result of more than 9 years of work – phew! Here’s a link to the paper (open access), which reports how we

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Where’s the fun in fungi? – St.Emlyn’s

It’s a bit of a standing joke here at St Emlyn’s that I resolutely live in the Yorkshire countryside, aiming for a self-sufficient existence, yet practice what is very much urban EM. As it is


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