Are We Doing All We Can For Mental Health? St.Emlyn’s

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Is Mental Health a Problem in the ED? Acute (and chronic) mental health issues in the ED, to me, represent one of the trickiest and perhaps most poorly dealt with presentations in Emergency Medicine.  I am not claiming to have experience of all the EDs in the world, and I appreciate I am relatively junior […]

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EduWars: Sticky Eyes in Kids at the EMEC

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Sticky eyes in kids… Dead easy to treat, right? Well… Maybe not. This post is a little different from the usual posts you’ll find on St Emlyn’s. It includes a clinical topic with a teaching video (see the summary of the clinical topic below) but also some thoughts about teaching challenges in the ED. EduWars? […]

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

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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 top 10 trauma papers published in the last 12 months. It’s a nice talk to give, largely because it involves […]

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JC: K is Good For You – Subdissociative Ketamine vs Morphine in the ED

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It’s no secret that I’m a fan of ketamine and its clinical applications. So when I spotted this paper in my daily PubMed notification email (see here for tips from the St Emlyn’s team on how to set these up) I was immediately interested. Even before I was an EM trainee I worked in an […]

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Join St.Emlyn’s at SMACC in Chicago. You know you should.

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This week we got the wake up call from the SMACC organising committee. It’s time to have our slides and presentations ready for the greatest conference ever on emergency medicine, critical care and prehospital care. SMACC Chicago is going to be fantastic and will be unlike anything you’ve seen before. The St.Emlyn’s team will be […]

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