Medicolegal

Thinking the Unthinkable: Child Protection in the Emergency Department

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That people in a position of trust could intentionally injure, abuse or neglect children is almost unthinkable but it is a reality in the day-to-day practice of the Emergency Department1. Unfortunately, not only is it unpleasant to be confronted by…
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When to withdraw resuscitation in the Emergency Department. St.Emlyn’s with Richard Taylor.

And damn’d be him that first cries, _Hold, enough!_

When can and should we withdraw from continuing resuscitation in the ED? The standby phone rings: Post cardiac arrest patient, approximately 50. Intubated, BP 80/40, GCS 3. ETA 5 minutes. You meet the crew in resus and get the story….
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GMC Guidance on social media use by doctors. St.Emlyn’s

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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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