REBOA

In this episode we were lucky enough to catch up with Sam Sadek, EM Consultant at The Royal London hospital and HEMS doctor and also Zaf Qasim EM Consultant in Delaware in the United States. Both have been heavily involved in the setup and delivery of REBOA service in their respective posts. In this podcast… Read More

Pre-Hospital Critical Care

REBOA, ECMO, Thoracotomy? Where should we be focussing our attention in the world of Pre-hospital care? We were lucky enough to be invited to the London Trauma Conference on the Prehospital Day supported by the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation. The day focussed on the areas we can make a real impact to the outcomes of… Read More

Shock in Trauma

So as promised, and following on from our previous shock episode, this time we've covered the topic of shock in Trauma. It's a massive topic and one that we all, yet again, can make a huge difference for our patients' outcomes. There is some crossover as you'd expect from the concepts and assessment that we… Read More

Papers of May 2019

So first up a huge welcome to SJTREM, the free open access journal who we've teamed up with in the delivery of the podcast, every paper they publish is available online to read for free. Each month we'll be covering one of their papers in our Papers of the Month episodes, giving you the opportunity… Read More

November 2018

Here are the papers that caught our eye over the last month, many of these will go onto form the topics for our monthly podcasts and topics which you can subscribe to here. Airway Daniel Saddawi-Konefka, Keith H. Baker, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, 2017, 'Intubation With Video Laryngoscopy vs Direct Laryngoscopy', JAMA, vol. 317, no. 20, p. 2130 Leigh White, Thomas Melhuish,… Read More

February 2017

Here are the papers that caught our eye over the last month, many of these will go onto form the topics for our monthly podcasts and topics which you can subscribe to here. Prehospital AAGBI: Safer pre-hospital anaesthesia 2017: Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. Lockey DJ, et al. Anaesthesia. 2017 Cardiac Arrest Return of Viable Cardiac Function… Read More

2016 Round Up

So it's that time of year when we try and wind down and take stock of what's gone on over the last 12 months and make plans for the next year ahead....the problem being that workload does anything but decrease over the festive period in Emergency Care! So we thought we'd save you the hard yards… Read More

August 2016

Some of the papers that caught our eye this month..... How much should we worry about that mild hyperglycaemia prior to discharge in ED? Discharge Glucose Is Not Associated With Short-Term Adverse Outcomes in Emergency Department Patients With Moderate to Severe Hyperglycemia. Driver BE. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Is it time for cardiac arrest centres to… Read More