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April 2024

This month we have Ketamine and Ondansetron, Hyperemesis Gravidarum, an interview with Vicky Price (SAM), Antibiotics for brain injury and New Online…

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EM Quiz 16

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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Departmental Handover

All morning shifts start with handover, and I think that getting handover right sets the tone for the rest of the day.…

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Breaking down the takedown

A patient with acute behavioural disturbance is proving very hard to manage, you need to gain control but by what means and what powers do you have to achieve this?…

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Ramadan in the ED

This blog is about how to support colleagues who may be fasting, not putting your foot in it and clinical issues.…

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EM Quiz 13

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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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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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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