Papers of June 2019

Status Epilepticus in children, lying and standing blood pressures in syncope or presyncope and decompressing paediatric tension pneumothoraces. You'll no doubt have seen and heard about the two papers published this month in the Lancet, both Consept and Eclipse look at the use of keppra vs phenytoin as a second line anti convulsant therapy for… Read More

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 Us

The Resus Room is a Free Open Access Medical Education site, FOAMed. The content centres around care of patients in and around The Resus Room, At its heart TheResusRoom is a podcast based site which can either be accessed by the webpage or via iTunes here. At least twice a month we will bring you podcasts on a variety of…

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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. 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

March 2016; papers of the month

This month we’re looking at the JAMA paper on the new sepsis definitions, adverse event rates in ED sedation, interventional treatment for the over 80’s with ACS and more!

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Status Epilepticus

We talk through some core content on epilepsy, some algorithims for treatment, some of the evidence base that surrounds the topic and some of the difficulties surrounding decision making

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Rob Fenwick talks us through some key points regarding anaphylaxis and some recent literature which may be a surprise regarding biphasic reactions, enjoy!

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