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Emergency Medicine Journal (EMJ) is an international peer review journal covering pre-hospital and hospital emergency medicine, and critical care. The journal publishes original research, reviews and evidence based articles on resuscitation, major trauma, minor injuries, acute cardiology, acute paediatrics, toxicology, toxinology, disasters, medical imaging, audit, teaching and reflections on clinical practice. The journal is aimed at doctors, nurses, paramedics and ambulance staff. * The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

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Emergency Medicine Journal (EMJ) is an international peer review journal covering pre-hospital and hospital emergency medicine, and critical care. The journal publishes original research, reviews and evidence based articles on resuscitation, major trauma, minor injuries, acute cardiology, acute paediatrics, toxicology, toxinology, disasters, medical imaging, audit, teaching and reflections on clinical practice. The journal is aimed at doctors, nurses, paramedics and ambulance staff. * The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

    GECCo - sharing in global health for everyone

    GECCo - sharing in global health for everyone

    Global Emergency Care Collaborative (GECCo) is an initiative that aims to enhance global health interest and capacity within the field of emergency care. Editor-in-Chief of EMJ, Ellen Weber, talks to the group responsible for the initiative.
    Read the related papers on the EMJ website:
    https://emj.bmj.com/content/early/2020/08/29/emermed-2020-209432 - Global health and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine: a cross-sectional survey of members and fellows
    https://emj.bmj.com/content/36/4/255 - Emergency response training and provision of emergency response kits to Rohingya community leaders
    Link to the blog post: https://blogs.bmj.com/emj/2020/07/07/global-emergency-care-collaborative-sharing-in-global-health-for-everyone/
    For further details or to get involved in this or future developments of GECCo, please follow us on twitter @GECCoUK or get in touch: contactgecco@gmail.com.

    • 19 min
    Primary Survey - the highlights of August 2020

    Primary Survey - the highlights of August 2020

    Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through his highlights of the August 2020 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal.

    Read the primary survey here - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/395

    Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below:

    Undertriage of the elderly major trauma patient continues in major trauma centre care: a retrospective cohort review - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/8/508

    I-FiBH trial: intravenous fluids in benign headaches—a randomised, single-blinded clinical trial - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/8/469

    Colles’ type distal radial fractures undergoing manipulation in the ED: a multicentre observational cohort study - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/8/498

    Read the full August issue here - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/8

    • 8 min
    Can COVID-19 be an opportunity for the future of Emergency Departments?

    Can COVID-19 be an opportunity for the future of Emergency Departments?

    What has COVID-19 meant for emergency care, and what will have to change going forward? Dr Katherine Henderson, President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and the Editor-in-Chief of EMJ, Ellen Weber, discuss the reconfiguration brought to hospitals because of the pandemic and the role of emergency medicine now and in the future. They also reflect on how the virus exposed health inequalities and linked with the Black Lives Matter movement.

    Read the related editorial of the August issue:
    https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/8/458.

    • 24 min
    Primary Survey: the highlights of July 2020

    Primary Survey: the highlights of July 2020

    Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through his highlights of the July 2020 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal.

    Read the primary survey here - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/395

    Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below:

    Updated framework on quality and safety in emergency medicine - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/437

    Evaluating the sustained effectiveness of a multimodal intervention aimed at influencing PIVC insertion practices in the emergency department - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/444

    Endotracheal intubation with barrier protection - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/398

    Aerosol containment box to the rescue: extra protection for the front line - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/400

    Accuracy of PE rule-out strategies in pregnancy: secondary analysis of the DiPEP study prospective cohort - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/423

    Oral nitroglycerin solution for oesophageal food impaction: a prospective single-arm pilot study - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/434

    Use of prehospital emergency medical services according to income of residential area - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/429

    Using emergency physicians’ abilities to predict patient admission to decrease admission delay time - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7/417

    Read the full July issue here - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/7.

    • 9 min
    Primary Survey: the highlights of June 2020

    Primary Survey: the highlights of June 2020

    Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks through his highlights of the June 2020 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal. Read the highlights: https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/321
    Other links:
    Suffocating in the eye of the storm: attempting to breathe at the epicentre of New York’s COVID-19 pandemic - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/330
    Onsite telemedicine strategy for coronavirus (COVID-19) screening to limit exposure in ED - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/335
    Implications for COVID-19 triage from the ICNARC report of 2204 COVID-19 cases managed in UK adult intensive care units - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/332
    Early versus delayed emergency department presentation following mild Traumatic Brain Injury and the presence of symptom at 1, 4 and 12 weeks in children - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/338
    The CRASH3 study: prehospital TXA for every injured patient? - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/392
    Retrospective chart review of minor tibial fractures in preschoolers: immobilisation and complications - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/345
    Burns and Scalds Assessment Template: standardising clinical assessment of childhood burns in the emergency department - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/351
    Moderate to severe hyperphosphataemia as an independent prognostic factor for 28-day mortality in adult patients with sepsis - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/355
    Prognostic accuracy of the quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA)-lactate criteria for mortality in adults with suspected bacterial infection in the emergency department of a hospital with limited resources - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/363
    Evolution of methodology and reporting of emergency medicine quantitative research over a 20-year period - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/324
    Academic emergency medicine in the UK - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/322
    Whole blood transfusion versus component therapy in adult trauma patients with acute major haemorrhage - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/6/370
    Successful endotracheal intubation following a failed first attempt during aeromedical retrieval - https://emj.bmj.com/content/37/5/314.

    • 8 min
    Primary Survey: the highlights of May 2020

    Primary Survey: the highlights of May 2020

    A bit later than usual, but here we are again!
    Simon Carley, Associate Editor of EMJ, talks with Professor Richard Body about the highlights of the May 2020 edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal.
    Read the primary survey here - emj.bmj.com/content/37/5/249
    Details of the papers mentioned in this podcast can be found below:

    SARS: experience from the emergency department, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore - emj.bmj.com/content/20/6/501

    Views and experiences of nurses in providing end-of-life care to patients in an ED context: a qualitative systematic review - emj.bmj.com/content/37/5/265

    End of life care in the emergency department - emj.bmj.com/content/37/5/273

    That was a game changer: clinical impact of an emergency department-based palliative care communication skills training workshop - emj.bmj.com/content/37/5/262

    Inter-rater reliability in a bespoke scoring tool: the Paediatric Observation Priority Score - emj.bmj.com/content/37/5/293

    Are referrals to hospital from out-of-hours primary care associated with National Early Warning Scores? - emj.bmj.com/content/37/5/279

    Glucose as an additional parameter to National Early Warning Score (NEWS) in prehospital setting enhances identification of patients at risk of death: an observational cohort study - emj.bmj.com/content/37/5/286

    Emergency medicine registrar training in Africa: overview of programmes, faculty and sustainability - emj.bmj.com/content/37/5/300

    Read the full May issue here - emj.bmj.com/content/37/5

    • 15 min

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