Burnout

Burnout is a specific term used to describe one aspect of mental health. Much research has been done on the mental health and wellbeing of emergency teams.…

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Burn-ED

I didn’t realise I was burned out until I was properly scorched. I’d been close before, but thought I was doing ok this time.…

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Acting like a Boss

So you are thinking of acting up? CONGRATULATIONS – it means the end of your training is in sight. According to the RCEM guidance, you would need to have passed FRCEM and be in the final year of…

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Fishing for Vandals

This morning I had a phone call from the police. He said that last night a man was filmed on CCTV smashing the windows of two police cars parked outside the local police station…

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Hypnosis and EM

If we told you we knew of a medical practice that’s been around since the 18th century, with a strong evidence base, that can be utilised by any emergency physician, for the majority of patients (and …

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Supporting Overseas Doctors

There are many components of looking after overseas doctors. Many of them are intuitive and seem common sense, but our experience suggests the basics are often done poorly. We define an overseas docto…

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Holiday at Home

Lockdown. It’s looking likely to be extended for a while, and travel is looking less possible. Despite that, taking annual leave and having a rest is really important. But how can you occupy yourselve…

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Email Management

Information overload is everywhere. With so many different methods of communicating, it is really easy for important facts to get lost in the noise. I think we all have a responsibility to make this b…

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May 2020

May 2020 podcast featuring Dan Simmons on Leadership, New in EM Ultralong IV Cannula with ultrasound, AKI Guidelines, New in EM Hypothermia in non shock rhythms…

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March 2020

This month we have split the podcast into two sections. The first has New in EM WBCT for cardiac arrest and Critical care update Part 1. The 2nd part is a complete feature on COVID19…

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EMJ Podcast December 2019

This month we have What do older people want from emergency care, Determination of the best early warning scores to predict clinical outcomes of emergency department patients, Is Seniority of Emergenc…

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