Tag: EBM

Dexamethasone, COVID-19 and the RECOVERY trial. St Emlyn’s

We have previously covered the RECOVERY trial on St Emlyn’s noting that the first results out of this large pragmatic, adaptive design platform RCT showed no benefit to Hydroxychloroquine. A few weeks ago a press

The RECOVERY platform trial: No benefit to Hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19. St Emlyn’s

We’ve talked about the RECOVERY trial on the blog and podcast before. This is a UK based platform trial (more on this later) looking at patients admitted to hospital with Covid-19. It’s an open label

Covid-19 journal club

Covid-19 Journal Club: The Director’s Cut #4

We have searched every COVID-19 publication, and summarised the literature of everything published in the last fortnight. We have highlighted those papers that will be of interest to EM clinicians on the front line. This

COVID-19 The Director’s Cut #3

Here we have specially selected, and summarised the literature for COVID-19 in the last week. We have highlighted those papers that will be of interest to EM clinicians on the front line. This is part

COVID-19: Journal Club #3 – The Webinar

Welcome to our third webinar and journal club reviewing recent research and featuring COVID-19 updates, hosted by the University of Manchester, Manchester Royal Infirmary and Royal College of Emergency Medicine in collaboration with St Emlyn’s.

COVID-19 Journal Club: The Director’s Cut #2

References Gattinoni, L., Chiumello, D., Caironi, P., Busana, M., Romitti, F., Brazzi, L. and Camporota, L., 2020. COVID-19 pneumonia: different respiratory treatments for different phenotypes?. Intensive Care Medicine, p.1. Giannakeas, V., Bhatia, D., Warkentin, M.T., Bogoch,

COVID-19 and Blood Clots: Diagnosis, D-dimers and Dilemmas

In a future post I’ll discuss the latest NICE guidance​1​ on the diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolism. When writing that though I knew that for many of you COVID-19 currently consumes you and all

Covid-19 Journal Club: The Director’s Cut #1. St Emlyn’s

Simon recently published on the challenges of practicing evidence based medicine during a pandemic. We are trying to work out what to do for our patients at the same time that research is emerging at

Covid19: Why we need Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) more than ever during a pandemic. St Emlyn’s

Evidence based medicine (EBM) is one of the four pillars of St Emlyn’s. We are usually pretty sceptical about adopting treatments without high quality evidence publishfred in a decent journal and with critical appraisal. Covid19

January 2020 round up podcast

The latest round up of the blog from Ian and Simon. Click on the links below to take you to each of the individual posts.


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