How to cope when your registrar knows more than you do. St.Emlyn’s

A few years ago…… Resus. 2300 hours. A man in his 60s is brought to the ED looking pretty sick. He is normally fit and well but has had a cough for the last week,

Right here, right now. Joe Lex at St.Emlyn’s.

At this exact moment Joe Lex is speaking in Manchester. He has decided to give his time freely to talk to the good EM folks in Virchester. Sadly not everyone can come tonight, but that’s

Trauma Care Conference Telford 2013. St.Emlyn’s on tour.

OK folks, a really quick post 5 days…., yes 5 days before I am due to speak in Telford at the 2013 Trauma Care conference. I’ve been given the topic of ‘The top ten trauma

JC: Point of care USS for Hypotension in the ED. St.Emlyn’s

[blackbirdpie url=”https://twitter.com/PBSherren/status/323826308276699138″] Many thanks to Peter Sherren for spotting this paper published in Intensive Care medicine this month. Point of care ultrasound is one of my interests and only this week I met a patient

New STEMI Guidelines. St.Emlyn’s

National/International practice guidelines always give me a bit of a dilemma. On the one hand I feel that I really should read them all….., but on the other hand they are usually interminably long and

Need Inspiration? Look No Further than Joe Lex at St Emlyn’s

The St Emlyn’s Blog team are delighted (and excited!) to invite you to join us for an evening of dinner, drinks and inspiration with the utterly marvellous Joe Lex. To attend, email stemlynsevents@gmail.com Joe Lex

What’s in a name? Romeo and Juliet at St.Emlyn’s

Juliet: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) Here at St.Emlyn’s we are interested in lots of things.

Why hyper-troponin-aemia does not always equal acute myocardial infarction

Can you remember the time when it took several days to rule out a myocardial infarction? Do you remember running serial CK, LDH and ALT? Did you run this in patients whose history was a

Ambulance Service New South Wales’ Great Sydney Area HEMS – St.Emlyn’s on tour 2013

Following SMACC 2013 in Sydney I was fortunate enough to spend a day with the team at Ambulance Service New South Wales’ Great Sydney Area HEMS based at Bankstown airport. If you have not discovered

An Easter Message: Let’s Talk About Dying & Palliative Care

I believe I can be a better doctor. It was very early in my student life when someone very wise pointed out to me that doctors don’t save lives – we merely prolong death. Death

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