Papers of July 2020

There are more great pieces of research to enjoy this month! We start off with a paper following on nicely from our Roadside to Resus episode on Stabbing, which looks at the ability of prehospital providers to predict whether stab injuries penetrate to deep structures, or are purely superficial from clinical assessment. Next up we… Read More

Papers of June 2020

Welcome back to June's Papers Podcast! Traditionally when you're taught about working a patient up for a potential diagnosis you'll find a list of signs, symptoms and tests that you need to perform in order to obtain your diagnosis. What that teaching doesn't tell you is how important each of those aspects is and this… Read More

Papers of May 2020

Welcome to May's papers of the month podcast. Hope you are all well and keeping safe. This month James joins Simon to discuss some of the great work published following the London Trauma Conference, all available in the hyperlinks on the website. First up we have a look at the incidence of prehospital hypotension and… Read More

Papers of April 2020

First we hope you're all well. The world has changed dramatically over the the last few weeks and you are all doing a phenomenal job of providing healthcare under extremely challenging circumstances. We are determined to add a bit of normality to life with a non-COVID-19 papers of the month, full of bad jokes and… Read More

Papers of March 2020

We've got a great spread of topics for you this month, stretching all the way from Prehospital Critical Care, to core Emergency Medicine topics. Those of us seeing 'non-specific' complaints will appreciate how difficult they can be to diagnose and manage effectively. We have a look at a paper that helps characterise this group and… Read More

Papers of February 2020

Welcome back! Three very different topics and papers for you this month. First up we have a look at the risk/benefit of sending troponins on patients aged 65 years an older when presenting with non-specific complaints; does this help their work up, or is this a classic case of over-testing? Next up we take a… Read More

Papers of January 2020

Happy New Year!! We hope you've all had a great Christmas and New Year and that you managed to get some well earned time off over the festive period. 2019 saw us publish more insights from lead authors of the latest and most influential studies in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, and we're really excited… Read More

Papers of December 2019

Well the year has flown by and it's already time for December's Papers of the Month Podcast already! Head injuries are a huge work load for those of us involved in Emergency Care. Identifying those at risk of deterioration from a traumatic brain injury is a priority, as early intervention and prognostication can make a… Read More

Papers of November 2019

We've got some papers this month that focus on our sickest patients! If you had a patient that you found in cardiac arrest and you believed they had a PE, would you thrombolyse them during the arrest, and how much more likely do you think they would be to survive? Our first paper looks at… Read More