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Covid19: Induction materials for docs redeployed to Emergency Medicine. St Emlyn’s

I think everyone is struggling with staffing issues at the moment. A combination of sickness and self isolation is decimating staffing rota in EDs around the world. Use these resources to share with those coming

ST3 Part2

So, you’re about to become an ST3? Part 2 – Work/Life

  It’s changeover week, so across the country trainees are moving up a grade in their career ladder. There are new doctors, just finished medical school. There are senior registrars becoming consultants. There are ST2s

Induction to Emergency Medicine – St Emlyn’s Resources

Over the past few years I am very proud to say that as a team at St Emlyn’s we haven’t just focused on the exciting parts of emergency medicine, but our blogs and podcasts have

Back to Basics: Back Pain in the ED

This post is part of the St Emlyn’s induction series and accompanies the podcast below. Firstly, when seeing patients with back pain take a deep breath and try to leave the baggage at the consultation

Problems in Early Pregnancy – Induction

The number of patients seen in each ED with problems relating to early pregnancy in the UK is very variable – some hospitals have rapid referral pathways for patients who know they are pregnant. It’s

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Breathe! Approach to the child who is short of breath. St.Emlyn’s

This post in the St Emlyn’s Induction Series covers the approach to the child who is short of breath. Check out the induction podcast below, followed by some learning points and further reading Step One

Induction – Chest Pain in the ED

Chest pain is the archetypal ED presentation: one which presents frequently and usually has a benign cause, but could, just could, be the result of life threatening pathology. As Emergency Physicians we must look after

Stop Crying Your Heart Out – Paediatrics at St Emlyn’s

Most EDs in the UK see a mixture of adult and paediatric patients. You’ve probably seen sick adults as part of your F1 year but we know that for many new ED docs this is

Syncope at St Emlyns

This post is part of our continuing induction podcast series, designed to guide you through the common conditions we see in the department and to help you avoid common pitfalls. One of the presenting complaints

Not Just History Repeating. St.Emlyn’s

Our journey through life is peppered with “firsts”. From unrecollectable first words, to the first day at school, to our first kiss and beyond; these unique experiences stay with us and influence us forever. Even


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