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Primary Survey: the highlights of January 2019

1/10/2019
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the January 2019 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, this month, chosen by Editor-in-Chief Ellen Weber. Read the primary survey here: emj.bmj.com/content/36/1/1. Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: The view from here: on the other side of the curtain - emj.bmj.com/content/36/1/52 Accuracy of NEXUS II head injury decision rule in children: a prospective PREDICT cohort study -...

Duration:00:10:12

Primary Survey: the highlights of December 2018

12/11/2018
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the December 2018 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, this month, chosen by Associate Editor Mary Dawood. Read the primary survey here: emj.bmj.com/content/35/12/719 Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: Evaluation of the provision of helicopter emergency medical services in Europe - emj.bmj.com/content/35/12/720 Heart failure and palliative care in the emergency department -...

Duration:00:09:43

Primary Survey: the highlights of November 2018

12/4/2018
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the November 2018 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, this month chosen by Associate Editor Professor Rick Body. Read the primary survey here: emj.bmj.com/content/35/11/651 Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: Managing accidental hypothermia: a UK-wide survey of prehospital and search and rescue providers - emj.bmj.com/content/35/11/652 Managing accidental hypothermia: progress but...

Duration:00:09:45

More evidence needed to divert patients from emergency departments

11/15/2018
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The systematic review discussed in this podcast outlines inconclusive evidence for the effectiveness of diversion strategies on emergency department use and healthcare utilisation. Dr Brian Rowe, from the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada, tells Editor-in-Chief of EMJ Professor Ellen Weber other strategies are needed to address ED overcrowding. Read the paper at http://emj.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/emermed-2017-207045. Related articles: The patient’s dilemma:...

Duration:00:12:03

Primary Survey: the highlights of August 2018

7/30/2018
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the August 2018 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal. Read the primary survey here: emj.bmj.com/content/35/8/461 Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: Fluid therapy in the emergency department: an expert practice review - emj.bmj.com/content/35/8/511 Intravenous cefazolin plus oral probenecid versus oral cephalexin for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections: a double-blind,...

Duration:00:11:11

Primary Survey: the highlights of July 2018

7/20/2018
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the July 2018 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, this month, chosen by Deputy Editor, Ian K Maconochie. Read the primary survey here: emj.bmj.com/content/35/7/403 Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: Do EPs change their clinical behaviour in the hallway or when a companion is present? A cross-sectional survey - emj.bmj.com/content/35/7/406 Effects of hallway/corridor and companions...

Duration:00:10:44

Primary Survey: the highlights of June 2018

7/17/2018
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the June 2018 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, this month, chosen by Associate Editor, Edward Carlton. Read the primary survey here: emj.bmj.com/content/35/6/341 Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: Editor's choice: Comparison of qSOFA with current emergency department tools for screening of patients with sepsis for critical illness - emj.bmj.com/content/35/6/350 Editor's choice:...

Duration:00:09:17

Primary Survey: the highlights of May 2018

6/29/2018
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the May 2018 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, this month, chosen by our Associate Editor, Caroline Leech. Read the primary survey here: emj.bmj.com/content/35/5/279 Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: Editor's choice: Lack of efficacy in a randomised trial of a brief intervention to reduce drug use and increase drug treatment services utilisation among adult emergency department...

Duration:00:12:24

March 2018: celebrating 50 years of Emergency Medicine in the UK

2/16/2018
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Richard Body, EMJ Deputy Editor, and Simon Carley, EMJ Associate Editor, talk through the highlights of the March 2018 edition of the journal, celebrating 50 years of the UK's Emergency Medicine. It is a special podcast presenting a collection of amazing articles that tell the story of where we have come from, where we are and where we are going. It's not all opinion though. We have some fantastic papers this month including an RCT on the use of ice to reduce the pain of laceration repair...

Duration:00:18:17

Primary Survey: the highlights of February 2018

1/30/2018
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the February 2018 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, this month, picked by Simon himself. Read the primary survey here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/35/2/73 Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: Understanding cardiac troponin part 1: avoiding troponinitis - http://emj.bmj.com/content/35/2/120 Calculating the proportion of avoidable attendances at UK emergency departments: analysis of...

Duration:00:16:19

Primary Survey: the highlights of January 2018

1/11/2018
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the January 2018 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, this month, picked by Ellen Webber (Editor-in-Chief, University of California, San Francisco, USA). Read the primary survey here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/35/1/1. Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: Impact of Physician Navigators on productivity indicators in the ED - http://emj.bmj.com/content/35/1/5 Tackling the demand for...

Duration:00:15:04

Primary Survey: the highlights of the October 2017 issue of the Emergency Medicine Journal

10/24/2017
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the October 2017 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, this month, picked by Richard Body (Emergency Department, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK). Read the primary survey: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/10/633. Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below: The use of whole-body computed tomography in major trauma: variations in practice in UK trauma hospitals -...

Duration:00:07:27

August 2017's Primary Survey

8/10/2017
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the August 2017 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal. Read the primary survey here: emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/491 Details of the papers mentioned on this podcast can be found below: Clinical relevance of pharmacist intervention in an emergency department - emj.bmj.com/content/34/8/495 Developing a decision rule to optimise clinical pharmacist resources for medication reconciliation in the emergency department -...

Duration:00:17:57

July 2017's Primary Survey

7/13/2017
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the July 2017 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal. Read the primary survey here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/427 Details of the papers mentioned on this podcast can be found below: The key to resilient individuals is to build resilient and adaptive systems - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/7/428 Emergency medicine: what keeps me, what might lose me? A narrative study of consultant views in Wales -...

Duration:00:12:24

June 2017's Primary Survey

6/16/2017
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the June 2017 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, starting with T-MACS, ROC curves, the demand for mental health care in emergency medicine, pain scales for children and more. Read the primary survey here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/6/347 Details of the papers mentioned on this podcast can be found below: Troponin-only Manchester Acute Coronary Syndromes (T-MACS) decision aid: single biomarker re-derivation...

Duration:00:10:22

May 2017's Primary Survey

5/2/2017
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the May 2017 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, starting with pregnancy problems: the management of severely injured or ill pregnant patients. Read the primary survey here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/5/271. Details of the papers mentioned on this podcast can be found below: Management of pregnancy and obstetric complications in prehospital trauma care: faculty of prehospital care consensus guidelines -...

Duration:00:12:48

Detecting human trafficking: a life-saving diagnosis in the emergency department

4/21/2017
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Almost 90% of the survivors of human trafficking interact with healthcare professionals and emergency medicine clinicians are the first to see them most of the times. Hanni Stoklosa, an Emergency Physician in Boston, USA, tells EMJ’s Editor-in-Chief Ellen Weber why and how we can detect victims of “modern day slavery". More information available at the website healtrafficking.org. Please visit the EMJ website (emj.bmj.com), where you can also read about: • "Developing a multidisciplinary...

Duration:00:14:38

April 2017's Primary Survey

3/27/2017
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Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through the highlights of the April edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal, with a special focus on organ donation. Read the primary survey here: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/4/201. Details of the papers mentioned on this podcast can be found below. Critical care in the Emergency Department: organ donation: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/4/256. Withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy: the case for delay: http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/4/203. A...

Duration:00:11:02

March 2016's Primary Survey

3/20/2017
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Simon Carley discusses the March's issue of EMJ. The highlights include cricoid pressure, pain, measuring weight, ambulances and the h-index. The discussed papers are as follows: Put pressure on the cricoid pressure - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/3/128 Effect of cricoid pressure on laryngeal view during prehospital tracheal intubation: a propensity-based analysis - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/3/132 What is propensity score modelling? - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/3/129 An ED paradox:...

Duration:00:08:47

February 2017's Primary Survey

3/13/2017
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Simon Carley talks through the highlights of the February 2017's EMJ. Among these are clinical decision making and the transition from novice to expert. Here are links to the discussed papers: Have we forgotten to teach how to think? - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/2/68; The transition to clinical expert: enhanced decision making for children aged less than 5 years attending the paediatric ED with acute respiratory conditions - http://emj.bmj.com/content/34/2/76; Clinical reasoning of junior...

Duration:00:09:14