Papers of note W/C 1st February

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care world. Many of the papers will form the foundation of our podcasts (subscribe here via iTunes).  All papers are hyperlinked to abstracts where available.

EM Papers of Note

Papers of February

Here is a overview of the papers that caught our eye this month and the accompanying podcast. As always make sure you go and check out the papers yourself as this is just a whistle stop tour to wet your appetite…… Chest wall thickness and decompression failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing anatomic locations

Clinical Topics

Anaphylaxis

This podcast covers anaphylaxis, have a listen and let us know what you think. Below are a few of the key take home messages, enjoy! Anaphylaxis The most common causes of fatal reactions identified in the UK are (Pumphrey 2004): stings, nuts and “other foods” e.g. milk and shellfish. Antibiotics Anaesthetic drugs Other drugs e.g.

Literature Reviews

Papers of note W/C 25th January

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care world. Many of the papers will form the foundation of our podcasts (subscribe here via iTunes).  All papers are hyperlinked to abstracts where available.

EM Papers of Note

Papers of note W/C 18th January

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency

EM Papers of Note

Does the airway matter to trainees?

A while back we conducted an online survey asking clinicians about what matters to them when picking their consultant post. Some centres may feel disadvantaged by trauma reconfigurations if they are not MTCs but there is something that appeals to trainees more than working in an MTC and even better it’s achievable in every single

Blog

Papers of note W/C 11th January

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency

EM Papers of Note

Push dose vasopressors; which to use?

Bolus dose vasopressors Hypotension is a feature of many conditions affecting critically unwell patients in the emergency department. Foremost amongst these is septic shock, which we have looked at in a number of podcasts over the last few months; early use of vasopressors, in particular noradrenaline (NA) via infusion, improves outcomes in this setting. However,

Literature Reviews

Papers of note W/C 4th January

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care world. Many of the papers will form the foundation of our podcasts (subscribe here via iTunes).  All papers are hyperlinked to abstracts where available.

EM Papers of Note

Papers of note W/C 28th December

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care world. Many of the papers will form the foundation of our podcasts (subscribe here via iTunes).  All papers are hyperlinked to abstracts where available.

EM Papers of Note

Papers of January

Happy New Year!!! Following on from your feedback from our user survey at the back end of 2015 there seemed to be a thirst for summary podcasts to compliment our papers of the week. So starting from now we’ll be bringing you monthly round ups of the papers that caught our eye. As always don’t

Podcasts

Papers of note W/C 21st December

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care world. Many of the papers will form the foundation of our podcasts (subscribe here via iTunes).  All papers are hyperlinked to abstracts where available.

EM Papers of Note

Cervical Spine Collars & Immobilisation

C-spine Immobilisation and Clearance Cervical collars have been used since the Vietnam War and after their implementation in

Clinical Topics

Papers of note W/C 14th December

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care world. Many of the papers will form the foundation of our podcasts (subscribe here via iTunes).  All papers are hyperlinked to abstracts where available.

EM Papers of Note

Papers of note W/C 7th December

Here’s some of the papers that caught our eye this week here at HEFT EMCAST from the Emergency Medicine and Critical Care world. Many of the papers will form the foundation of our podcasts (subscribe here via iTunes).  All papers are hyperlinked to abstracts where available.

EM Papers of Note