Sketchy EBM – Great Evidence Based Medicine Site

This really slick new site came onto my radar when listening to my friend, Ken Milne’s (@TheSGEM) podcast ‘The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine‘. Ken’s podcast has surreptitiously taught me a great deal in how to interrogate research, as well as some great clinical topics. Having listened to a number […]



Lose the Egg – Take Off on Twitter 3

Recently I have been getting asked at increasing frequency, ‘How does Twitter work?’. I invariably give them these resources. Quite frankly, this post is simply curating the links I always end up Googling and giving to colleagues interested in losing their Twitter virginity. The first, in my go-to series from Prof Rob […]

Picard’s FOANed Skills – Testicular Emergencies 3

Follow Chris on Twitter @CtPicard Injectable Orange Editorial: In the second installment of Chris Picard’s series of Nurse-oriented, evidence-based assessment skills, he dives into the assessment of cremasteric reflex for testicular injury. While it is not the role of the nurse to diagnose, understanding of assessment techniques and rationale add to […]