Author Archive: Natalie May

Paed EM enthusiast, Medsin/IFMSA trainer, evolving medical education interest, #FOAMaoke queen.

Apparent Life Threatening Events in Babies – Trouble BRUEing

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Whenever I start to think about teaching on a paediatric subject, I feel like I should open with a reminder that being a parent is HARD. It’s REALLY HARD. Especially for first-time parents with newborn babies, lives for whom they are…
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Bringing the Outdoor Classroom Indoors – #MedEd at #smaccFORCE #smaccDUB

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Before February this year I had no prehospital experience whatsoever – so standing up in front of a crowd at the smacc prehospital workshop #smaccFORCE, I felt like a bit of an impostor. But I get why people love prehospital…
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#smaccMINI – Paediatric Resuscitation Update at #smaccDUB

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  ILCOR published resuscitation updates in 2015 and I’m sure many of you have already familiarised yourselves with the changes. At smaccMINI I took the paediatric critical care workshop delegates through a whirlwind review of the major changes to paediatric resuscitation and…
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JC: Arrested Developments. St.Emlyn’s

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  Good quality, practice-changing prehospital research is difficult to come by for a number of reasons, not least the fact that the standalone specialty itself is in relative infancy. Issues of consent and ethics, combined with the very urgent nature…
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A Little Respect: Polarised Perspectives in the Emergency Department

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The only assumption we, as healthcare professionals, should be making about one another in the workplace setting is that we are each aspiring to provide the very best care for our patients. Is mutual respect too much to ask for in…
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