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: The VTE and Major Trauma. St.Emlyn’s

All good EM/CC clinicians know that venous thrombo embolism (VTE) is a potential complication of traumatic injury. The immobilisation and haematological changes associated with signficant injury are reasonably well described. Additionally there are controversies over the use of drugs such…
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How to manage your boss (the expert patient in the ED). St.Emlyn’s

This is another guest blog from our friend and colleague Andy Volans, Consutlant in Emergency Medicine.   We’ve all been subjected to the challenge of the “Expert Patient”. Our GP colleagues probably get it more as they sit with internet…
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The 2017 ACEM Winter Symposium with Katherine Gridley.

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  This year the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) winter symposium was held in the beautiful Barossa valley in South Australia. This 4 day conference is designed to bring emergency physicians together from across Australia and New Zealand to…
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Air Zermatt, Ashley Liebig, SMACC and St.Emlyn’s

  En route to #dasMACC this year, I had the incredible opportunity to visit colleagues at Air Zermatt (@airzermatt) in Switzerland. With an exceptional view of the Matterhorn in the distance, the base situated at 5,310 ft, is home to one…
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Mike Charlesworth and Lee Feddy: ‘Predatory publishers’ – time for a re-think?

Imagine that you are a foundation doctor (PGY 1-2), and you have written a case report during your general surgery rotation. Your supervisor has approved the manuscript and delegated the responsibility of submission to you. You decide to start with…
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