Why the marathon feel good factor doesn’t end at the finish line.

Brighton marathon runners are happier and healthier! Click here for pdf version of: HEALTH BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION FOLLOWING MARATHON PARTICIPATION HEALTH BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION FOLLOWING MARATHON PARTICIPATION AUTHORS: E Thornton1, T Snell1, R Galloway2, Y Pitsiladis3, T Scanlon4. 1Brighton and Sussex Medical School, The Audrey Emerton Building, Eastern Road, Brighton. 2 Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust, … More Why the marathon feel good factor doesn’t end at the finish line.

Use of d-dimer to exclude acute aortic dissection and Emergency department overcrowding

Journal club met this morning to hear an analysis of three systematic reviews on the use of d-dimer to rule out acute aortic dissection. We also amused ourselves with this paper on emergency department overcrowding: Boyle A, Abel G, Raut P, Austin R, Dhakshinamoorthy V, Ayyamuthu R, Murdoch I, Burton J. Comparison of the International … More Use of d-dimer to exclude acute aortic dissection and Emergency department overcrowding

Are you sedating safely …. or is it still 10 and 10?

Back in 2012 the UK Royal College of Emergency Medicine and Royal College of Anaesthetists developed Safe Sedation in the Emergency Department – a report a recommendation. However, practise varies greatly often due to the varied training EM physicians have undergone. A review of practise at Brighton by Alice Byram can be seen below and the … More Are you sedating safely …. or is it still 10 and 10?