Tag: ICM

Dan does part of State of the Art #ICSSOA2017. St.Emlyn’s

St Emlyn’s were on tour again this week, and I was lucky enough to attend the yearly UK Intensive Care Society State of the Art (ICSSOA) 2017 Conference in Liverpool. This is always a great

How low can you go? Experiential learning at St.Emlyn’s

Some time ago I was teaching our foundation (most junior) doctors about sepsis with a focus on the interpretation of blood gases. The teaching session ran along the usual lines of normal ranges, basic physiology

Self Experimentation in Medical Education – LA for ABGs

You are probably aware that many great scientific discoveries have been made when doctors decide to experiment on themselves. Self experimentation is sort of a tradition – take the famous discovery of Helicobacter pylori‘s role

V & A in the ED – blood gases – St.Emlyn’s

“Why are you doing an Arterial Blood Gas on that patient?” I thought it was a decent enough question to put to one of our senior EM trainees in the resus room at StE’s. I,

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