Hyperkalaemia is easy as 10 – 10 – 3 and 10-50-50-15! Don’t forget the monitor and fill in the units of our cardioprotection and temporary K+ reduction number rule. Cardioprotection: 10ml – 10% – 3 minutes Temporary K+ reduction: 10units – 50mL – 50% – 15 minutes Advertisements
Prompt cards are now used routinely and work. You can see a selection of them here and contact Rob Greenhalgh or Rob Galloway for further information and using them in your own ED. For a full version of the poster please Prompt Card Poster
Coming down to a trauma call or other sick patient in ED is a stressful time for anaesthetists as they are working in a different environment, with a different team and a with a patient who will always have suboptimal preparation. The RSI check list is a moment for everyone to make sure that all … More Sharing the teamwork with the anaesthetists
How confident are you at diagnosing chest pains? See below for the best place to go…or is it? Watch this space. For he full version click here:Chest Pain in the A&E Department Safely Separating the Wheat from the Chaff Featured photo by JakobT_98
Sedation is the ED is a routine procedure but there has not been clear routine training or procedure. The prompt card below is used every time and has led to an excellent safety record. To be used in conjunction with the Sedation logbook..