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Am I going to die? Communicating COVID-19 test results and risk

Going into hospital as an emergency during the COVID-19 pandemic must be extremely scary for patients and their relatives. With no relatives allowed to visit and staff dressed in full PPE, the experience must be

Leading yourself through COVID-19 pandemic

Lead yourself (through the COVID-19 pandemic). St Emlyn’s with Joke Van kerkhoven

Ed – We are delighted to publish a guest post from a great friend of St Emlyn’s, Joke from Belgium. She is one of a number of superb Belgian emergency clinicians that we have had

JC: ISARIC. Possibly The Best COVID-19 Risk Prediction Tool To Date

Has your department been relying on clinical gestalt to risk stratify patients, perhaps using something you heard or read about in a short paper (perhaps Twitter), maybe something like post-exertional oxygenation has caught your eye,

Purposefully Practicing for COVID-19

Working in the ED has probably changed forever thanks to COVID-19. I’ve found the experience peculiar, frightening, and relentlessly interesting. I’m sure we all have. It goes without saying that the provision of reliable education

Diagnosis and Treatment of VTE in the COVID-19 era

Ed – this post supports a webinar Dan gave with Thrombosis UK. We hope to link to that content when it’s ready. First of all, thanks to Thrombosis UK for inviting me to speak at

COVID-19 and global health: a snapshot for Emergency Medicine

Editors:  James Chan @jameschanuk Global Emergency Care Fellow, ST5 in Emergency Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Anisa Jafar @EmergeMedGlobal NIHR Academic Lecturer and ST5 in Emergency Medicine, University of Manchester/Manchester Royal Infirmary There are