Soft skills in simulation: EuSEM 2016. St.Emlyn’s

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I was delighted to speak at the European Society of Emergency Medicine in Vienna this year. One talk is with the Young Emergency Medicine Doctors (YEMD) group on the use of teaching simulation for ‘soft skills’. This blog is linked...
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Five risks for training in Emergency Medicine. St.Emlyn’s

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DISCLAIMER: the below tips are based on my conversations with trainers and trainees. It’s unashamebly anecdotal but I make few apologies for that. I’ve supported emergency medicine trainees from all around the world and a few themes have come through....
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What did you miss at #EuSEM16? St.Emlyn’s

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  “Patience and tranquillity of mind contribute more to cure our distempers as the whole of medicine” (Mozart) Around the same time last year, I wrote a blog post that summarised the EuSEM 2015 congress’ academic and professional highlights. I said...
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JC: Prevalence of PE in patients with syncope. St.Emlyn’s

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There is a bit of a buzz on social media at the moment1 about an interesting paper in the NEJM2 on the prevalence of PE in patients with syncope3. We’re all familiar with the controversies about looking too hard for...
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You Snooze, You Lose? #smaccUS The Child with Altered Consciousness

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As a part of the #smaccMINI workshop back in Chicago in 2015, I spoke about the approach to the child with an altered conscious level. The podcast is below along with a brief summary of the talk. The guidance below...
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