Hi readers! If you’d ask me about my knowledge of brain injuries, I would have given you a gormless look much similar to Pinky’s one to Brain…. Then I went to a wonderful conference day this week organised by the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance. It was on Brain Injuries (traumatic and medical) and had […]Read more "“Pinky and the Brain…..”"
“The most wretched, miserable, servile, pathetic trash that has ever shat into civilization. Some hate them. I don’t. They’re just #resuswankers.”Read more "We all know there are wankers in medicine, but then… there is the #Resuswanker…."
As I wrote this, there was some very sad news that @docjohnhinds had died. So I am dedicating this post to him. He had inspired so many people in PHEM/EM community. Sorely missed but never forgotten…. Apologies, it’s been a while since I have posted anything primarily as I’ve been trying to get my head around […]Read more "“Three little words…..”"
I promise I don’t mean to keep referencing supermodels in my posts…it just seems to happen! Today is a short post but includes my vodcast on the pregnant trauma patient. (Apologies in advance for my sniffles in the background!). As Jay Leno says, its still just one patient. Treating the mother is the primary objective. […]Read more "“Jay Leno, Gisele & the Pregnant Trauma Patient…”"
If you are reading this blog, I must reiterate that I am by no means an expert in emergency medicine. I am a new EM Consultant, which essentially means i still have a lot to learn! One of the most important changes I have made to my clinical practice was improving my chest assessments in […]Read more "“You could cut the tension with a knife…..”"
In my humble opinion, there are two life saving procedures that as ED docs, we should be able to perform. As they are rare, i thought i’d share some of my thoughts on what it felt like being in a stressful situation and some common learning points. Both cases are based on moulages and simulation […]Read more "“There will be some moulage patients you never forget…..”"