Below is a list of useful websites / blogs / podcasts that I use. Some you’ll find useful, some you may not. If you have any that you use please share on the Whatsapp group and I’ll add them.
1. The Resus Room Podcast – https://theresusroom.co.uk/
“The Resus Room is a Free Open Access Medical Education site, FOAMed. The content centres around care of patients in and around The Resus Room,
At its heart TheResusRoom is a podcast based site which can either be accessed by the webpage or via iTunes here. At least twice a month we will bring you podcasts on a variety of Emergency Medicine topics that you’ll use every day in and around the resus room, centered around evidenced based medicine and with reference to national and international guidelines.”
2. RCEM Learning – https://www.rcemlearning.co.uk
RCEMLearning is the Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s (RCEM) elearning platform. We aim to be a leading Emergency Medicine elearning site which delivers high quality resources to its members and the broader international elearning community.
RCEMLearning is simultaneously committed to preserving benefits for RCEM members and promoting elearning predicated on open access principles. The majority of content is open access (content in the Exams and CPD section is for RCEM members only), and the site includes a section devoted to the production and dissemination of FOAMed materials. RCEMLearning is registered under a Creative Commons license to encourage (re)use of resources for educational purposes.
3. ED Educate – https://ededucate.co.uk/
“We are a group of passionate Emergency Department (ED) educators all working in some form in emergency medicine, we want to share knowledge about how we should manage patients in the Emergency Department. As an ED nurse today there is ALOT to learn and it’s not an easy job, never fear there are plenty of resources here to make your job easier, by making your learning more accessible”
4. #EM3 – https://em3.org.uk/adults
“ #EM3 is open access so all trainees, in and outside of the East Midlands, can benefit. It is one of the few Free Open Access Medical Education (#FOAMed) learning platforms in the UK that links curricula to teaching.
Here you’ll find a collection of educational resources produced by ourselves and those throughout the #FOAMed community. These vary from blogs, journals, videos, podcasts, quizzes and useful infographics relevant to all emergency medicine healthcare professionals.”
5. Life In The Fast Lane – https://lifeinthefastlane.com/
- ECG Basics – Waves, Intervals, Segments and Clinical Interpretation
- ECG A to Z by diagnosis – ECG interpretation in clinical context
- Top 100 ECG – Clinical cases and self assessment quiz
- ECG Resources and References
- ECG Exam Template – Framework to answer ECG exam questions
- Top 20 Online ECG Courses
6. St Emlyn’s Blog and Podcast – www.stemlynsblog.org
“We are a team of emergency medicine and critical care specialists working to improve the education of clinicians and the care of patients.
The four pillars of learning are evidence based medicine, clinical excellence, personal development and the philosophical overview of emergency care. We have a strong academic faculty and reputation for high quality education presented through multimedia platforms and articles.”
7. Closing The Gap – https://lacerationrepair.com
Welcome to Closing the Gap: an educational site dedicated to improving expertise of both novice and experienced health care practitioners dealing with acute wound care.
This blog features how-to videos on suturing techniques commonly used for acute traumatic lacerations treated in an emergency room, urgent care, or family practice office environment.
8. CREST Cellulitis Guidelines – http://www.acutemed.co.uk/docs/Cellulitis%20guidelines,%20CREST,%2005.pdf
GUIDELINES ON THE MANAGEMENT OF CELLULITIS IN ADULTS – These guidelines have been published by the Clinical Resource Efficiency Support Team (CREST), which is a small team of health care professionals established under the auspices of the Central Medical Advisory Committee in 1988. The aims of CREST are to promote clinical efficiency in the Health Service in Northern Ireland, while ensuring the highest possible standard of clinical practice is maintained.