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March/April Podcast 2022. St Emlyn’s

Our regular review of the blog and podcast from March/April 2022 with Simon and Iain. This month we saw the podcast pass over 1 Million downloads. Thanks to everyone out there who listens and gives

JC: AP or AL position for cardioversion? St Emlyn’s

Defibrillation is a core skill in emergency medicine. Traditionally we are taught that an anterior-lateral (AL) placement of pads is preferable, although an anterior-posterior (AP) position can be used if AL does not work. This

February podcast and round up: St Emlyn’s

We made it! A double century of podcasts. In this month’s update Iain and Simon talk through myth busting in resuscitation, Rick Body’s airway expertise (with a side mention for high sensitivity troponin), a paper about resuscitative thoracotomy, ACPs

JC: The RePHILL trial. St Emlyn’s

This week we see the publication of the RePHILL trial. This is something we have been looking forward to for some time. A randomised controlled trial of the use of packed red cells, LyoPLAS and

Feedback update and the complexities of inter-speciality conversations. St Emlyn’s

Feedback is something that we are really interested in at St Emlyn’s. We pride ourselves on managing feedback well, both in education where the St Emlyn’s team has a culture of honest and open feedback

JC: Association between delays to patient admission from the ED and all-cause 30-day mortality. St Emlyn’s

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes This paper is recently off the press and has already sparked both interest and debate here at Virchester and in the wider Emergency Medicine community. It tackles the topic of

Designer medicine for suspected DVT: the 4D study. St Emlyn’s

Do you want to halve your ultrasound referral rate for suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis? You do? How marvellous. Reducing referral rates from ED for a specialist test like vascular sonography can have multiple benefits for

SASEM: Myths in resuscitation practice. St Emlyn’s

This week I am (virtually) presenting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the Saudi Arabian Society of Emergency Medicine 7th Scientific Assembly. It’s always a pleasure to join colleagues from Saudi Arabia and around the world

JC: Pre-hospital thoracotomy – what can we learn? St Emlyn’s

Resuscitative thoracotomy remains a controversial procedure in prehospital and emergency care. This month we have more evidence of its effectiveness in prehospital care. Despite significant advances in trauma care, we are still challenged with moving

James Lind research priority setting. St Emlyn’s

Back in 2015 the James Lind organisation helped us set research priorities for emergency medicine in the UK. St Emlyn’s were proud to support the process at that time as we are advocates for open,