Articles In Category

Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 1 – 48 (2017)

Resilience is a quality that acute physicians require in abundance. The ability to ‘bounce back’ from hardships, along with the attributes of ‘faith, hope, optimism and a sense of purpose’,

Unplanned medical 30 day readmissions place a burden on the provision of acute hospital services and are increasingly used as quality indicators to assess quality of care in hospitals. Multivariable

Recovery from Acute Illness is dependent on severity of illness. We aimed to investigate whether resilience as the ‘ability to bounce back’ might also affect recovery. We conducted a scoping review

There are currently various models of care for provision of high dependency care for acutely ill medical patients across the UK. Acute Physicians are integral to the development and progression of

Immunotherapy with ’checkpoint-inhibitors‘ has significantly improved outcomes for patients with a range of malignancies. However, significant immune-mediated toxicities of these therapies are

Background: There are currently several different definitions for sepsis. This study looked at what proportion of acute medical admissions were identified by the different definitions, what correlation

Our spring conference this year heads to Cardiff. Ex SAM trainee representative and new acute medicine consultant Nerys Conway will be hosting us on May 4th and 5th 2017 at a conference entitled ‘Together

The transition from registrar to consultant in medicine is one that trainees feel ill prepared for and can be extremely stressful. We devised the concept of an Acute Medicine “Finishing School”

Young medical trainees all over the world are encouraged to investigate unknown areas of medicine that need clarification. This often leads them to undertake a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy). Being curious,

This book was published in hardback by Oxford University Press in 2016. Comprising 824 pages of small font text, it covers the full range of conditions which would be encountered on the acute medical take