DESCRIPTION Open to doctors, nurses, paramedics and allied health professionals of all grades. The multidisciplinary single day is built around a case study of a patient cared for throughout all stages of the trauma pathway. Using a combination of lectures, discussion and skills stations, you will learn the importance of reading the scene to support … More HOT trauma course
But during that hour medical management has to be optimised.
Safe CVC insertion is a 9 step process.
One of the most stressful interventions for every one involved in the ED and the time to keep use a prompt card and live by Kipling’s recommendations: “If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, ………………. If you can fill the unforgiving minute … More Emergency thoracotomy – clear head in a stressful situation.
One of the few moments in the ED where you actually look like George Clooney….but actually there is more to DCCV than just pressing the button and it does need at least 3 trained staff to ensure safe sedation and DCCV. The first question is always could this be done non-urgently and the second is … More More than just pressing the button?
Sometimes it is not the expert patients who know to ask for hydrocortisone that we need to worry about. How many patients on chronic steroid treatment (7.5mg prednisolone or equivalent for 3 weeks or more in the last 3 months) are managed as adrenal insufficiency? Note that hydrocortisone is every 6h – in a world … More Adrenal insufficiency – Hydrocortisone every 6h.