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EM Quiz 19

A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.…

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Diagnosing Death

We’ve talked a lot in RCEMLearning blogs about how to recognise death in ED and how to break bad news, but we haven’t really focused on how to legally “declare” someone as dead, and complete the relev…

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Risk and Safety – Part 2

What do we do if we are made aware of an incident?
How do we investigate a serious incident and write a report?
How do we share the learning?…

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A Crush Injury

A delayed presentation after trauma with an increasing joint swelling, what gives?…

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Risk and Safety

We’ve written this blog to emphasise some of the key points around risk, highlight some common terminology, and point out some common misunderstandings.…

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EM Quiz 14

A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.…

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Vulnerable Migrants

In this article I use the word “vulnerable” to imply an individual at risk for an enhanced need of special care, support, or protection because of age, disability, or risk of abuse or negl…

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A Crowding Challenge

Your department is crowded with multiple ambulances arriving, very few empty clinical spaces and multiple boarded patients due to exit block.…

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Future-Proofing PEM

Where does PEM fit in with EM? Children make up about 25-30% of attendances to mixed EDs nationally, so all EM consultants must possess at least basic paediatric skills.…

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Migration Migraine

An asylum seeker presents to the ED with a chronic headache prompting questions of finance, logistics and follow up from the staff.…

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Bullying in the ED

Bullying is something that an unacceptably high number of healthcare workers will experience. Despite priding itself in being a friendly specialty with a flattened hierarchy, those working in emergenc…

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Complaints

Complaints are unfortunately common – but how do you reply to them?…

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