Dancing in the purple rain: lessons for clinicians from Prince

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This year has been a tough one for the loss of celebrities. We’ve lost some great people. It doesn’t seem two minutes since the world was mourning the great David Bowie and now we hear that Prince has died suddenly, age just 57. Hearing the news, I added Purple Rain to the top of my […]

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How to integrate #FOAMed into #MedEd

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This blog is based on a talk I’m giving on #FOAMed this week at the International Conference of Emergency Medicine in Cape Town. I’m really delighted to be given the opportunity to speak on the last day of the conference on a topic that, for me, originates from one of the first SMACC talks I […]

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The European Guideline on Management of Major Bleeding – are you in or out?

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After my recent, hugely enjoyable, trip to Austria and attendance at the “notfallmedizin 2016” where, as well as doing a talk about FOAMed, I chaired a session on “Volume and Coagulation” I became aware that the view of our colleagues in mainland Europe about some aspects of resuscitation of traumatically injured patients may differ from ours […]

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JC: Arrested Developments. St.Emlyn’s

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  Good quality, practice-changing prehospital research is difficult to come by for a number of reasons, not least the fact that the standalone specialty itself is in relative infancy. Issues of consent and ethics, combined with the very urgent nature of most of the prehospital care we are interested in undertaking research into, make it […]

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A Little Respect: Polarised Perspectives in the Emergency Department

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The only assumption we, as healthcare professionals, should be making about one another in the workplace setting is that we are each aspiring to provide the very best care for our patients. Is mutual respect too much to ask for in the 21st century? I'd rather be a 'bitch' if that's what it takes #likealadydoc #feminem […]

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