The St.Emlyn’s virtual hospital podcast

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December 16, 2018  

Peter Brindley on Human factors, technology and humanity in critical care

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This podcast was recorded at the Intensive Care Society State of the Art meeting in London 2018. Simon Carley interviews Prof Peter Brindley on the interface of technology, humans and humanity in critical care. The audio was recorded live and at the venue so there is a fair bit of background noise, but we hope that this does not distract from a wide ranging and fascinating podcast.

 

November 13, 2018  

St Emlyn’s October 2018 round up

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Here's our round up of the best of the blog from October 2018.

In Pursuit of Excellence with Natalie May from #stemlynsLIVE https://www.stemlynsblog.org/in-pursuit-of-excellence/

A FeminEM in NY with Natalie May Part 1. https://www.stemlynsblog.org/fix18-part-one/

JC: Cricoid Pressure, Do we still need it? Simon Carley https://www.stemlynsblog.org/jc-cricoid-pressure-and-rsi-do-we-still-need-it-st-emlyns/

Teaching and Learning in Stretched Environments with Simon Carley https://www.stemlynsblog.org/teaching-and-learning-in-stretched-environments-rsm-2018-st-emlyns/

Five free strategies to improve your resuscitations Simon Carley https://www.stemlynsblog.org/stemlynslive-five-free-strategies-to-improve-your-resuscitation-practice-st-emlyns/

PTSD and me, EMDR therapy with Rusty Carroll https://www.stemlynsblog.org/ptsd-and-me-part-3-emdr-therapy-st-emlyns/

 

October 22, 2018  
July 21, 2018  

Steve Playfor on the past, present and future of IV Fluids in Paediatric Practice.

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Steve Playfor is an paediatric intensive care consultant at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital here in the 'real' Virchester.

He is an expert in the management of fluid balance in children and has been instrumental in many of the changes to our attitudes, beliefs and practice around IV fluid management.

In this episode Simon and Steve discuss the somewhat crazy story of IV fluid management in kids, the pseudo-science, the custom and practice and finally the potential future of IV management.

I can guarantee that you will learn something here folks.

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April 29, 2018  

The Physican Response Unit (PRU) with Rich Carden and Tony Joy

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The Physician Response Unit (PRU) is an innovative service in East London that takes the emergency department to the patient. The PRU is led by Tony Joy, consultant in emergency medicine and prehospital care and is a fairly unique service to the UK.

In this podcast our very own Richard Carden interviews Tony for an in depth understanding of how the service is supporting the entire emergency care system in London.

You can read more about the PRU here https://londonsairambulance.co.uk/our-service/news/2017/10/remodelled-pru-to-be-a-seven-day-service-for-the-first-time and look out for a blog post on the St Emlyn's blog site very soon.

January 24, 2018  

Managing Perceived Devastating Brain Injured patients.

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In this podcast Simon talks to Dan Harvey (ITU) and Mark Wilson (Neurosurgeon) on the management of complex patients with a perceived devastating brain injury.

This podcast is linked to the blog on the St.Emlyn's website.

http://stemlynsblog.org/jc-devastating-brain-injury-complex-decisions-in-the-resus-room-st-emlyns/

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October 6, 2017  

Life as an EM trainee in South Africa. Postgraduate electives and more.

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I recently met up with some amazing UK docs working in South Africa at the EMSSA conference. This conference was held in Sun City near Johannesburg and brought together emergency physicians from across the contient.

It was great to catch up some UK docs who were on postgraduate electives  working in hospitals like Khayelitsha which you may remember from this amazing blog by Robert Lloyd.

So please listen, learn and get in touch if it's something that you want to do.

On the podcast we have

Simon Carley (@EMManchester), Jennifer Hulse (@coffeeheadaches), Chris Wearmouth (@CCWearmouth), Jacob Smith (@DrJacobSmith), Emma Gold (@EmmaRGold) and Chloe Sanderson.


There are also Marina Queisser & Eveline Baerends
in the photo.

March 22, 2017  

Top Ten Trauma Papers 2016

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Iain and Simon chat through our top ten trauma papers for 2016. Lots here for anyone who is interested in trauma including whole body CT, traumatic cardiac arrest, neurosurgery in severe head injury and much more. As ever we'd suggest you read the original papers, references for which along with a blogpost can all be found here http://stemlynsblog.org/top-10-trauma-papers-2016-st-emlyns/

 

 

February 14, 2017  

ED transfers. Patient, Preparation and People.

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Nat and Simon discuss the complexities of transferring a patient from the resus room to CT and back again. Look out for the blog post soon on stemlynsblog.org

December 13, 2016  

Top tips for chest drains.

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This podcast accompanies the St.Emlyn's blog post on top tips for chest drainage.

http://stemlynsblog.org/chest-drain-excellence-microskills/

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October 12, 2016  

All the King’s Horses - Difficult Conversations with Children in Critical Care

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The fabulous Liz Crowe (@LizCrowe2) returns to the St Emlyn's podcast to chat with Iain about how we can communicate more effectively with children in critical care. This podcast explores topics that are important not just for clinicians, but anyone who works with or has children.

February 4, 2016  

Ross Fisher on the management of UK Paediatric trauma

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Ross Fisher, consultant paediatric surgeon and lead for TARNlet joins Simon Carley at the London Trauma Conference to discuss the challenges in managing paediatric trauma in the UK.

December 30, 2015  

Ross Fisher on the role of paediatric surgeons in trauma

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Simon and Ross Fisher from Sheffield discuss the emerging role of paediatric surgeons in trauma. This podcast was recorded at the London Trauma Conference (so sorry for a bit of background noise at times).

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May 6, 2015  

Asthma Induction Podcast. St.Emlyn’s

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Iain and Simon discuss the initial management of severe and life threatening asthma in the resus room.

Another podcast in the induction series aimed at new starters in Emergency Medicine.

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April 27, 2015  

Top 10 trauma papers 2014-2015.

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A first podcast with Simon Laing from the RCEMFOAMed team. We look back at influential trauma related papers from 2014-2015.

This talk was presented at the Trauma Care Conference in Telford 2015. It's a great conference and I'd encourage you to attend.
If you want to know more visit www.stemlynsblog.org for more discussion and links to all the papers discussed.
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April 18, 2015  

LTC. Tim Draycott on Obstetric Trauma

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Iain interviews the wonderful Tim Draycott on the management of the Obstetric patient with trauma.Tim is a consultant Obstetrician from Bristol and is a great speaker on this rather terrifying topic!

March 26, 2015  

APLS 2015 updates for the management of the serious injured child. St.Emlyn’s

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A short podcast updating the UK Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) course guidelines for the management of trauma in children.

Don't forget to read the blog post here. APLS Updates: New kids on the block,

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December 3, 2014  

Iain and Nat preview the amazing London Trauma Conference.

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Next week Iain and Nat will be in London for the best trauma conference in the world. Join them in person, online, on the podcast and on twitter.

Check out the program here, it's amazing.

http://www.londontraumaconference.com/

Have fun :-)

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June 26, 2014  

SMACC Back-Back on What to believe and when to change.

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spockkirk.jpegHopefully you will have already seen and listened to my SMACC talk on 'What to believe and when to change'. If not then please whizz over to the site now and have a listen. I really enjoyed exploring the uncertainties that exist around when we decide to adopt or abandon therapies.

My belief is that it's really difficult to define the perfect moment and that it's only in retrospect that we can define it.

Since appearing on the ICN network and St.Emlyn's, Scott Weingart, one of the best and most innovative clinicians I know has come back and argued for early adoption. You can check out his rationale on his site and see what you think.

I actually agree with many of the things he tells us, although he has confined himself to one side of the argument. In terms of a defence of early adoption he makes a good case, but like all debates there needs to be another side to the story, so sit back and listen to why we must reflect hard on the decisions we make in deciding what we do, why we do it, and most importantly when.

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April 21, 2014