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.

Each month we’ll also highlight the papers that have caught our eye in our paper round ups.

You can follow us on Twitter and Facebook to see the latest news and updates on the site,

People involved in TheResusRoom

Simon Laing an Emergency Medicine Consultant in the UK  at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, a PHEM Consultant at Devon Air Ambulance Trust and is the medical lead for the Bristol Community Emergency Medicine Service pilot. He has particular interests in resuscitation, evidence based medicine and Emergency Airway Management. He can often be found on a golf course trying to find those extra few yards….

Rob Fenwick is a consultant nurse working in the emergency department at Wrexham Maelor Hospital and co-hosts the podcast. Rob has a back ground in prehospital care and a keen interest in immobilisation, extrication as well as evidenced based medicine.

James Yates is a Specialist Paramedic (Critical Care) with the Great Western Air Ambulance based in Bristol. In his prehospital career to date, James has worked nationally and internationally in a range of clinical and educational roles. He has an interest in education and simulation but would really like to be practicing wilderness medicine in a remote corner of the world…

The technical brains behind the site is Nigel Taylor, web developer, designer and friend, with expertise in making the site what it is. Nigel’s site can be found here.

All information displayed should not be taken as medical advice, is not the view of any employer or associated establishment and should be used to guide the learner to the primary literature itself in order for them to draw their own informed conclusions on the topics.

We hope you enjoy the site and we’d love to hear any comments or suggestions you have for us, and you can get in touch via a number of ways;

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