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 doctors should have received an email from the GMC today regarding an update to General […]
Smart phones and their associated stand-alone software applications, or apps, have become ubiquitous within the field of Medicine and perhaps, nowhere more so than the forward-thinking, technology embracing, occasionally geeky world of Emergency Medicine. A survey in 2010 showed that 99% of medical staff had a mobile phone, and 81% of them used a ‘smart’ […]
A clinical case of overdose who declines treatment. How to assess capacity and interpret the Mental Capacity Act in the emergency setting.