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JC: Do we always need a whole body CT in trauma? St.Emlyn’s

The whole body CT has become a commonplace strategy for trauma in the UK. When a trauma patient is in your emergency room, it’s a quick and accurate detection method for most injuries. The primary

Can we buy time in bleeding trauma. St.Emlyn’s.

Bleeding in trauma has had a lot of press recently. In Europe we have had several international consensus guidelines published on the topic. Unfortunately, these guidelines (published the same year) have contradicted each other a

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  Nat did an excellent review of the draft guidance, which you can read here.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

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

London Trauma Conference #LTC2015 – Day One

London Trauma Conference podcast and round up of day 1. Nat and Iain from St.Emlyn’s podcast on the highlights. #LTC2015

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Speak Up! Have your say on the NICE guidance for Major Trauma

A draft of the NICE guidance on assessment and management of major trauma was released this morning for stakeholder consultation. If you work in a major trauma centre, in a trauma unit – or in any

Top 10 Trauma papers 2014-2015. St.Emlyn’s

I was recently at the Trauma Care UK conference in Telford. As ever, it’s a great bunch of people working hard to improve trauma management in the UK. My talk this year was on the

Guess or Gestalt in Major Trauma at St.Emlyn’s

I was recently fortunate enough to speak at the the Emergency Medicine Educators Conference in Coventry on a subject that continues to interest me, that of gestalt, judgement and clinical decision making. As I get

Trauma: An Elite Sport? Tom Evens at the London Trauma Conference 2014

One of the things I love about conferences is listening to “fringe” talks – those which don’t necessarily cover a review of a clinical topic but encourage us to look at our overall practice in a