A fe quick words on pain and suffering in the ED... Go to StEmlyn's to watch the video of Iain Beardsell's talk on Pain and Suffering in the ED and read about his journey to the big stage at smaccGOLD. You won't regret it. … [Read more...] about Pain and Suffering in the ED
A medical practitioner learns something from FOAM, puts it into practice and things go wrong... Who is at fault? Is there something intrinsically wrong with FOAM? Is 'the Internet' not to be trusted? These issues are being explored at StEmlyns in When FOAM Doesn’t Wash and at ALIEM in Is FOAM to blame when a medical error occurs?. I highly recommend you read these two … [Read more...] about Is FOAM at fault?
Professor Simon Carley (@EMManchester) has written a must-read series on his multi-author blog StEmlyns titled Emergency Medicine: A Risky Business. If you are an emergency physician then diagnosis is the core of our practice. Do you understand it? Do you really know what you mean by declaring that a patient does or does not have disease. This is essential reading for anyone … [Read more...] about A Risky Business
I don't usually give a blog a shout out in such a primordial state, but with 'St Emlyn's Virtual Hospital' (stemlynsblog.org) I'll happily make an exception. There have been some truly exciting developments in the emergency medicine social media world since ICEM 2012. Online interactivity reached stratospheric heights with the #ICEM2012 hashtag on Twitter, involving both … [Read more...] about The Poms join the party with St Emlyn’s