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

The Teaching Co-Operative Course. 10-12 October 2018. St.Emlyn’s

We are so excited to announce that the internationally acclaimed Teaching Co-Operative Course is coming to Manchester in 2018 on the 10-12th October. This course developed out of The Teaching Course (aka TTC) which paved the way for masterclasses in…
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JC: Intranasal Ketamine vs. Fentanyl for kids. St. Emlyn’s

Here in Virchester we place great emphasis on relieving suffering in our patients. Part of doing that involves reducing the pain many of our patients experience. This seems particulaly important in our paediatric population where relief of pain as soon…
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Is there anything else I need to know? Working in Africa.

This is a guest post from our good friend Stevan Bruijns aka @codingbrown Stevan has been an advocate of international emergency medicine for many years and he, like us feels that there is much that high income countries can do…
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JC: Devastating Brain Injury. Complex decisions in the resus room. St.Emlyn’s

DBI devaststing brain injury stemlyns

Social media can sometimes give the impression that all is rosy in the world of resuscitation. We hear of the amazing saves, the wonders of ECMO, helicopters and heroic acts with great outcomes, but the reality is of course very…
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How to ask a question at a conference. The origin of ‘that’ algorithm. St.Emlyn’s

This is a repost & update of a blog I did for Rob Rogers back in 2014 on how to ask a conference question. Sadly the original post is no longer available. Since then the tongue in cheek algorithm (see…
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