Don’t miss your chance to register for the best emergency/prehospital/critical care conference out there Tickets will be released on the following dates: Here are a few ‘rules of the game’ from the course organisers: There will be 3 separate ticket releases: the major release will be as above on Wednesday, 26th October, a smaller […]
You ultrasound the chest of your shocked patient in resus with fluid refractory hypotension. You see fluid around the heart. The right ventricle keeps bowing inwards, which you recall being described as ‘a little invisible man jumping up and down using the RV as a trampoline’, and you know this is in fact a sign […]
Does anyone else use ‘Heelys’ at work? These wheeled shoes are a great way to get around the ED.
Mention the term ‘difficult airway’ and many of us will conjure mental images of some kind of distorted anatomy. However, airway management may be ‘difficult’ for a number of reasons, and no internationally agreed definition of the term exists. Given the wrong staff and circumstances, an ‘easy’ airway in your or my hands may indeed […]
My whole career has been about finding ways to optimise resuscitation. Many others also have the bug. The ‘resuscitationist movement’ is sweeping across Europe, with Katrin Hruska and Femke Geijsel about to run amazing courses for emergency teams in Sweden and The Netherlands. I have the honour of joining Clare Richmond in helping them do […]