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JC: Non-invasive ventilation for COVID 19 patients. The Recovery RS trial. St Emlyn’s

I remember back at the beginning of the pandemic when we were seeing lots of patients arriving in the ED in extremis. The now familiar picture of the deeply hypoxic patient with terrible chest X-rays

JC: Thromboprophylaxis for the non ICU hospitalised COVID-19 patient. St Emlyn’s

Back in March we reported on a pre-print trial of thromboprophylaxis of ICU patients. The results suggested that there was no benefit for therapeutic dose anticoagulation in COVID19 as a prophylactic strategy for critically ill patients with COVID19. This

targeted temperature management

JC: The TTM2 trial. Normothermia or hypothermia post cardiac arrest.

A quick update on an TTM2 trial published in the NEJM last month. As part of the chain of survival it’s important to optimise the post resuscitation phase, primarily to preserve neurological function as this

Equitable publishing part 2: Access rules

With contributions from Thomas Shanahan (@clifford0584) and Teresa Chan (@TChanMD). Read equitable publishing part 1: Appraising an audience and part 3: Author, sponsor, mentor, replay. Over a cup of coffee Your study team has finally

Equitable publishing part 1: Appraising an audience

Coauthored with Thomas Shanahan (@clifford0584), with contributions from Teresa Chan (@TChanMD). Read equitable publishing part 2: Access rules and part 3: Author, sponsor, mentor, replay. Where should we publish? You have finally completed your data

Equitable publishing part 3: Author, mentor, sponsor, replay

Coauthored with Teresa Chan (@TChanMD) and Thomas Shanahan (@clifford0584). Read equitable publishing part 1: Appraising an audience and part 2: Access rules. Settling over a cup of coffee After some debate (and several cups of

Manchester Arena Bombing data now published in EMJ. St Emlyn’s

Next month we will mark the fourth anniversary of the Manchester Arena Bombing on the 22nd May. As you will remember Salman Ramadan Abedi detonated an improvised device in the foyer of an Ariana Grande

Bayes belief and bias

Bayes and Belief: How pre-review belief influences critical appraisal. St Emlyn’s

I’ve been reflecting on why there is disagreement about how influential new evidence is to clinical practice in the last year or so. COVID-19 has shown that the thresholds for what we believe and when

March 2021 Podcast Round Up (episode 187). St Emlyn’s

A discussion about all the latest from the St Emlyn’s blog, including a hot off the press article about vaccine induced thrombocytopenic thrombosis and the new FRCEM revision guide.  Simon and Iain also talk about the latest results from

VITT

Post-vaccine headache in the Emergency Department: what you need to know. St Emlyn’s

I am sure you all saw the recent MHRA press release and guidance, discussing the issue of a possible link between the AstraZeneca COVID19 vaccine and a rare type of thrombotic condition of Vaccine induced