Author Archive: drjim

SCGH Trauma Call Criteria Updated 11/2017

Here is the current ED and Major Trauma Call Criteria for SCGH ED       Note: All Major Trauma Calls should be attended by representative staff from ICU, Anaesthetics and General Surgery, aswell as the relevant Emergency Department staff….
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Updated Stroke Pathway 11/2017

Here is the updated Stoke Pathway as of 9/11/2017. Only changes are an increase in the onset of symptoms cut off time from 4 to 6 hours for Out of Hospital calls, and from 5 to 7 hours for those…
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ECMO for OOHCA Guideline 10/2017

  SCGH guideline to assist in deciding eligibility, resuscitation and the timely application of ECMO for suitable OOHCA patients.     Date implemented – 10/2017 Review date – 02/2018 Author – Ercleve / Phillips (Note – collaborative ED/ICU/Cardiothoracics)  

Updated: Upper GI Bleed Protocol 10/2017

SCGH protocol to assist in the assessment, management and disposition of patients presenting with suspected upper GI bleeding       Note: This can also be found on the SCGH ED Clinical Guidelines webpage