The Argument for Systemic Thrombolytics in Submassive Pulmonary Embolism. Swami at St.Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed

On June 15th 2016, I delivered an 8 minute talk arguing that we strongly consider the administration of systemic thrombolytics in patients with submassive pulmonary embolism at SMACCDub. This talk became infamous not for the content but for the masterful...
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The Emergency Department Transfer: Patient, Preparation and People. St.Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed

Depending on your department the frequency with which you are faced with the need to transfer a critically ill intubated patient may vary but it is something we think all departments face at some point. Common examples might be: The...
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Where’s the love in critical care? Liz Crowe at #SMACCDUB

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed

  We are into the second month of a new year. Many of us in critical care may have made a resolve to ‘take better care of ourselves this year’. With promises of more exercise and less alcohol and caffeine....
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JC: Cardiac arrest centres and bypass. St.Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed

The concept of cardiac arrest centres is not entirely new and is something we’ve been talking about in Virchester for some time. Indeed, there are several articles in the literature and a fairly reasonable patho-physiological argument for them1–3. We know...
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The future of Emergency Medicine Education in the Social Age. St.Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed

It’s a special year for UK Emergency Medicine. 2017 is the 50th anniversary of our speciality and the RCEM is planning a series of events to celebrate this. It’s also the 30th anniverary of the EM section at the Royal...
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