May 2019

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.   Cardiac Arrest Initial arterial pH as a predictor of neurologic outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A propensity-adjusted analysis. Kiehl EL.Resuscitation. 2019 End tidal CO2 and cerebral oximetry… Read More

About CALD

The Critical Appraisal Lowdown is an online, podcast centred course in critical appraisal. The content will enable the user to read, understand and apply appropriate scientific research appropriately to their patients. www.CriticalAppraisalLowdown.co.uk The website contains mcqs to allow you to reflect on the topics covered and assess your knowledge. Certificates are generated to allow demonstration of CPD completed. The Critical… Read More

The Gospel According to NICE

The Gospel According to NICE- Chest Pain of Recent Onset: Assessment and Diagnosis. Updated Guideline 2016. In November 2016, at a grand gala dinner at NICE HQ, the updated chest pain guidelines were released . The update was accompanied by fireworks, dancing girls and a clamour on social media. Emergency Departments were tearing up their… 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