Feeling Blue?

A pre-alert is received for a patient being brought in after being found in the sea by bystanders. The patient is conscious with a temp of 34 degrees Celsius…

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Boxing, and Facial Injuries

Last April saw the England Boxing National Amateur Championships held in Nottingham. As a member of the England Boxing Medical Committee I was invited to sit ringside for the tournament as the Ringsid…

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Decompression Illness

Diving-related problems can present in many ways and their appropriate and timely management is essential for good outcomes and patient safety.…

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May 2019 Podcast

This month we have a discussion on the Manchester Bombing | Scribes in the ED | TERN TIRED | PTX and haemothorax in the CT era | Horse Trauma | Roc Rocks – ED RSI with Rocuronium or Suxamethoniu…

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Trauma ibook – an introduction

This iBook is structured according to the ATLS 10th edition chapters. Why have we done this when ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) is often considered “archaic” and not to be recommended…

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EMTA 2018 prize winners

Research in Emergency Medicine ranges in scale and complexity and covers a wide spectrum of subjects, all of which contribute to our overall knowledge base…

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PHEM Trauma

Your receive a pre-alert call from the air ambulance team who are bringing a 32 yr old male who has sustained a single stab wound to the epigastrium whilst outside a pub…

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Thoracic Injuries I

This session is part one of two dealing with thoracic injuries. This session is pitched at FCEM examination standard and you are expected to be competent at leading a trauma response…

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London CPD Conference 2017

The 2017 RCEM CPD conference was held in central London in April 2017. There was a great selection of speakers and we had the good fortune to capture a few interviews with some of the speakers…

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