Tag: C3AP1a

JC: Conservative management of chest trauma. St Emlyn’s

We have previously blogged on the topic of chest tube/drain management1. In one of our most widely read posts we argued that many pneumothoraces can be managed without a chest drain. When trained as a

JC: UK traumatic cardiac arrest stats. St.Emlyn’s

Hot on the heels of our recent journal club article ‘cut or push’1 on the management of traumatic cardiac arrest 2  comes this paper from our friends and colleagues in the UK. My conflict of

Chest drains & aspiration: Do it better with St.Emlyn’s

    This is just a quickie to support some local teaching in Virchester on ‘chest drain’ insertion, or ‘intercostal drains’ if you prefer additional consonants or ‘chest tubes’ if you are from the land

JC: Push or Cut? Traumatic Cardiac Arrest

The management of traumatic cardiac arrest has been a popular topic over the past few years and featured in numerous social media and conferences. We’ve talked about here at St.Emlyn’s too1. Various algorithms exist and

Robocop gets the NICE 2016 major trauma treatment. St.Emlyn’s

Today, to much excitement, we saw the release of the NICE major trauma guidance.  Nat did an excellent review of the draft guidance, which you can read here.  We now have the full guideline which

London Trauma Conference #LTC2015 – Day Three

London Trauma Conference review with St.Emlyn’s ECMO REBOA prehospital care and air ambulance work

London Trauma Conference #LTC2015 – Day Two

Hello again from the London Trauma Conference! If you haven’t listened to the day one podcast yet, catch up here. We’ve managed to catch up with a couple more speakers for an in-depth chat about

London Trauma Conference #LTC2015 – Day One

London Trauma Conference podcast and round up of day 1. Nat and Iain from St.Emlyn’s podcast on the highlights. #LTC2015

JC: EAST – Let’s Be Blunt About ED Thoracotomy

You may have heard it said that the hardest thing about performing a resuscitative thoracotomy is the decision to do it. You may also have heard it said that the above statement is nonsense; that if you

John Hinds: Crack the Chest. Get Crucified.

John’s great talk from #smaccUS. Watch this and remember why he will be missed. Thanks to Oli Flower and the SMACC team for getting this up and available so soon after the conference, and thanks

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