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StEmlyns is a collection of people and projects aimed at improving Emergency Medicine through free and open access education.
StEmlyns is a collection of people and projects aimed at improving Emergency Medicine through free and open access education.

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 Pain… patients complain about it… A LOT. It’s the commonest reason for attending emergency departments across the globe so we should be (and need to be) pretty good at treating it. With that in mind I thought we could look at this beaut by Ridderikhof et…
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The ‘ED Spa’ is designed to be a safe space within an Emergency Department, a place that is completely non-clinical and separate from the coffee room. A place where any member of staff can go for a time out, a cry, a rant or just a bit of space to ‘be’.…
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I’m trying hard not to be slightly annoyed with Mr X. I know we are supposed to be empathic and understanding, but somedays there are patients who are just a little tricky to deal with.I know that if you’ve worked in ED for any length of time then you…
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St Emlyn’s were on tour again this week, and I was lucky enough to attend the yearly UK Intensive Care Society State of the Art (ICSSOA) 2018 Conference in Liverpool. This is always a great get together for UK and international intensivists, increasingly…
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  Times are tough in the Emergency Department. Is your ED seeing an unprecedented number of patients lately? Do you feel like you are under excessive pressure because of this? Do you recently feel low as a result? Maybe you’ve even thought that EM is not…
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Headache is a pretty common reason for presentation to the Emergency Department – so common, in fact, that it has two curriculum sections of its own (and we’ve already produced an induction post about headaches that you can find here). It can be tricky to…
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Are you feeling upset that this post is not about something really cool like ECMO, laryngoscopy or RSIs? Well maybe you are and that’s OK. A lot of #FOAMed is about the really top end resuscitation stuff, but stop and think about where you can really make…
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This week we have released the first e-book from the St.Emlyn’s team. You can get the book in two different formats. Download the book from iTunes by clicking on this link Download the book in pdf format from Research Gate using this link. Why have we…
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Administration of tranexamic acid (TXA) is integral part of the management for major trauma patients in the UK. It is deemed such an important aspect that its administration is used as a quality indicator to benchmark major trauma centres across the…
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Here at St.Emlyn’s we are delighted and honored to spend time learning with our African colleagues in the Bad_EM team. If you’ve not met them yourself then you’ve missed out. They are an amazing team of bloggers, podcasters, clinicians and educators from…
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