Author Archive: Simon Carley

Professor Simon Carley is Consultant in Emergency Medicine. He works in adult and paediatric emergency medicine. He has published over 100 academic papers and has a passion for research and education. He strongly supports Meducation and #FOAMed. He co-developed BestBets, the virtual hospital at StEmlyns and the stemlynsblog He is co lead for the MSc in Emergency Medicine at Manchester Metropolitan University. + Simon Carley

JC: Is this the REASON to use USS in cardiac arrest? St.Emlyn’s


This month the emergency department point of care ultrasound in out-of-hospital and in-ED cardiac arrest trial from the REASON1 trial is published in the journal Resuscitation. This has been rumoured for some time in the #FOAMed world as patient outcome…
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JC. Pre-hospital therapeutic hypothermia: The RINSE trial. St.Emlyn’s

The RINSE Trial

This week we look at the RINSE trial1, a trial examining the prehospital use of hypothermia in post cardiac arrest patients. Therapeutic hypothermia has had a bit of a rollercoaster ride over the last few years. It was all the…
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The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine. What’s our future? SMACC Dublin

The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine from SMACC Dublin

I was thrilled to kick off the EM stream at SMACC Dublin this year with a presentation on the big questions, in other words the strategic future, ofEmergency Medicine. This was an idea we put together to think about the…
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Life and Learning from Rob Rogers on the other side of that ECG. St.Emlyn’s

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Last week I was  wandering through Amsterdam when I came across a tweet which stopped me in my tracks. A real game changer, a shock, a wake up call and a surprise. Rob Rogers (aka @EM_Educator) tweeted a really interesting…
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JC: Is Ketofol worth the hassle? St.Emlyn’s

Ketofol or Propofol_

We’ve been interested in Ketofol for many years in Virchester. We were early adopters as the pathopharmacological argument makes sense for patients requiring sedation for short painful procedures in the ED. A mixture of Propofol and Ketamine should address the…
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