St Emlyn’s in Review – October 2017

It’s great to be back podcasting again after what has been a busy few months, We’re sorry for the hiatus, but occasionally other stuff gets in the way!

Here we review some of the amazing content from the St Emlyn’s blog site from the last few weeks and generally chew the fat about the state of Emergency Medicine in the UK.

We have plans for a new podcast series that we hope to announce (and release) very soon and will be doing our best to bring you more regular episodes in the future.

In this podcast we discuss the following:

1:00 – How to declare a Major Incident –

3:10 –  RCEM ASC 2017 – Update on the TiLLI study –

6:03 – The rise and SURPRISE of the DOACs –

8:08 – Life as an EM Trainee in South Africa –

9:26 – Rheum for Improvement? The physical challenge of EM training – Harriet’s website is here  –

10:47 – JC: Oxygen in ACS. A fuss about nothing? The DETO2X Trial – Paper is here –

11:57 – Is cMyC the new troponin –

13:00 – Who gets a Tetanus? You get a Tetanus! –

14:22 – Mass Casualty Incidents: Lessons from AAST –

15:00 – The Annual Scientific Conference and the State of EM. Although not detailed in this podcast you might want to check out this blog post on new staffing models for UK emergency departments.

All best,

Iain (@docib)

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Cite this article as: Iain Beardsell, "St Emlyn’s in Review – October 2017," in St.Emlyn's, October 31, 2017,

Posted by Iain Beardsell

Dr Iain Beardsell. MBChB (Birm), DipIMC (RCS Ed), FRCEM is section lead for podcasts and Lesson Plans. Editorial Board Member St Emlyn’s blog and podcast. He is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at University Hospital Southampton and a Consultant in Pre Hospital Emergency Medicine. Iain qualified in 1998 and over the past 20 years has trained and practiced medicine in major teaching hospitals both in the UK and overseas. He has been a consultant at University Hospital Southampton for the past thirteen years, including a three year term as the unit’s Clinical Director. UHS is the main Major Trauma Centre for the South Coast region of England as well as the eighth largest hospital in the UK. Iain is also a highly regarded advisor to television medical dramas, including Casualty and Good Karma Hospital. An acclaimed speaker, Iain has spoken at international conferences in Australia, Ireland, Austria and Germany as well as across the UK. You will find him on twitter as @docib

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