Sunday, 14 September 2014

Viva la evidence

Though an oldie, still a goldie. James' McCormack's music and EBM skills put to the fore. Lovers of both Coldplay and journal clubs will appreciate this!

Thursday, 4 September 2014

SEMS 2014: Eric Tin - Medicolegal case studies

Eric Tin is a lawyer with Donaldson & Burkinshaw and also with the Medical Protection Society. He goes into some valuable learning points of some cases which the society has been involved in.

Slides are here:

Monday, 1 September 2014

Webucation 1/9/14

Lots of cold things in the following musings from around the web. From the realms of trauma to radiology to EBM. As always credit to the original content providers.
The last link gives another chance to chime in on our pet peeve. Rectal assault on conscious trauma patients with normal neurology is archaic practice. Dare you step into the 21st century? Or more importantly - will you allow your trainees to? 

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

SEMS 2014: Edmund Kronenburg - A lawyer's perspective

Edmund Kronenburg is a Singaporean lawyer who specialises in medical disputes. he has graced our conference before and does so again with insights into why doctors get into medico-legal trouble. This is a great talk for all levels of providers.

Slides are here:

Friday, 22 August 2014

SEMS 2014: Angeline Poh - Coronary CT

Coronary CT is a fast evolving modality for risk stratification in modern EDs. Dr Angeline Poh is a radiologist at Changi General Hospital and she gives a practical synopsis on the current state of play.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

SEMS 2014: Ong Sea Hing - Anti platelets in ACS

Dr Ong Sea Hing is a cardiologist in Changi General Hospital and he gives a great run down on the pharmacology, risks and benefits of the newer anti-platelet agents.

Monday, 11 August 2014

SEMS 2014: Mark Richards - High sensitivity troponins in acute chest pain

Prof Mark Richards explores why, when and on whom we should employ the high sensitivity troponin tests in the setting of acute chest pain. More information currently can also be found at Manchester's St Emlyn's site.

Here are the slides: