Medical Technology

JC: Is surgical fixation of rib fractures ready for a comeback? St.Emlyn’s

If you’re an emergency physician practicing in the UK you may  be a bit surprised to hear about a trial published this week looking at the use of open reduction and internal fixation of rib fractures, and more specifically flail…
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JC: Point of care USS for Hypotension in the ED. St.Emlyn’s

[blackbirdpie url=”https://twitter.com/PBSherren/status/323826308276699138″] Many thanks to Peter Sherren for spotting this paper published in Intensive Care medicine this month. Point of care ultrasound is one of my interests and only this week I met a patient whose life was certainly saved…
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GMC Guidance on social media use by doctors. St.Emlyn’s

Firstly apologies for the slow updates of late. I am ‘away from the desk’ so to speak, having a lovely time and all, but there are certain restrictions on internet access! Anyway……..the GMC guidance has arrived. Most if not all…
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JC: Diagnostic panacea? USS that paeds abscess?? St.Emlyn’s

Most emergency physicians love gadgets.  And ultrasound machines are great gadgets. If you’re keeping up with the Emergency Medicine literature, you’d be forgiven for believing that ultrasound is the way to diagnose just about anything in an ED. Even your…
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