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Point of care ultrasound in emergency medicine; the POCUS trial?

Ultrasound is becoming a key part of Emergency Medicine. It’s potential applications are vast and use throughout the UK is spreading fast. We look at a recent paper focusing on its utility in aiding diagnosis in the ED to respiratory presentations. Will this change your practice? Download the support PowerPoint presentation Add this Approved CEM

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Collapse? Cause; San Francisco Syncope Rule

Deciding the best course of management for a patient in your ED with an unidentified case for collapse poses a difficult challenge. This episode we look back at a paper attempting to validate the San Francisco Syncope Rule and see what we can take from the paper to inform and improve our risk stratification of

Literature Reviews

The Hector project; Heartlands Elderly Care Trauma & Ongoing Recovery

David Raven, EM Consultant at HEFT describes the challenges in dealing with trauma in the elderly population and

Clinical Topics

NSAID’s in Emergency Medicine; update in prescribing and therapeutics

Su Dorrian and Jo Pointon discuss the evidence base surrounding the use of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and

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Magnesium in acute severe asthma; 3Mg trial

A review of the BTS guidance of acute asthma exacerbations and a review of the 3Mg trial which

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2014 NICE Head Injury Guidelines

A summary of the recently updated NICE head injury guidelines, with the key points for your Emergency Medicine

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A systematic review, finding the evidence

How a clinical scenario can be turned into a clinical question for a systematic review. This video gives a overview of the practicalities of searching the available evidence and formulating a summary of relevant abstracts

Critical Appraisal

CT Imaging in Trauma

CT imaging in Trauma; what where and when to image. We look at the a recent paper from

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