Tag: PMP4

The Diploma in Immediate Medical Care. Hints and Tips from St Emlyn’s

I recently sat the Diploma in Immediate Care and thought I would share with you some of the things I learned along the way and some of the resources I used. This is a very

SMACC2019: The Power of Peer Review

This blog is designed to support my talk at SMACCUltimate​1​. The conference is held in Sydney, Australia and sadly (Ed – very sadly) it’s likely to be the very last of the SMACC conferences. The

Journal Club – Trauma CT in Paediatric Patients

I have a confession to make – I once requested a whole body CT (WBCT) in a paediatric patient. [Yes, yes, I know!] To be fair, we didn’t know he was a paediatric patient at

JC: Intranasal Ketamine vs. Fentanyl for kids. St. Emlyn’s

Here in Virchester we place great emphasis on relieving suffering in our patients. Part of doing that involves reducing the pain many of our patients experience. This seems particulaly important in our paediatric population where

101 Reflective Lessons from a Year with Sydney HEMS. Part Four: More Clinical

This post, detailing my reflections on clinical retrieval medicine, is the fourth in a series recording my reflections on the twelve months I spent working for Sydney HEMS1 in prehospital and retrieval medicine. The first post

Paediatric Trauma Snapshot: What’s New?

You might not have spotted that the Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN)1 published an updated report on paediatric trauma last week. You can find the full document here 2.This document is important because it

Robocop gets the NICE 2016 major trauma treatment. St.Emlyn’s

Today, to much excitement, we saw the release of the NICE major trauma guidance.  Nat did an excellent review of the draft guidance, which you can read here.  We now have the full guideline which

Paediatric Trauma is no place for a Paediatric Surgeon. Ross Fisher joins St.Emlyn’s

Ross Fisher, consultant paediatric surgeon from Sheffield UK explains why paediatric surgeons may not be best placed to lead paediatric trauma teams.

London Trauma Conference #LTC2015 – Day Three

London Trauma Conference review with St.Emlyn’s ECMO REBOA prehospital care and air ambulance work

London Trauma Conference #LTC2015 – Day Two

Hello again from the London Trauma Conference! If you haven’t listened to the day one podcast yet, catch up here. We’ve managed to catch up with a couple more speakers for an in-depth chat about


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