Neuropathies and Myopathies from SCGH ED CME Here is Colleen’s talk on “Weird and Wonderful Neurology- Neuropathies and Myopathies” Resources: Peripheral Neuropathies by Sarah Dawson 07/2014 Myopathy versus Neuropathy from LITFL Neurologic exam findings by location of disorder:
Dan’s Soapbox 3 from SCGH ED CME Here is Dan’s 3rd “Soapbox” presentation on some emergency medicine pearls that he has recently come across. Resources: Taming the Ketamine Tiger from Emergency Medicine Updates Safety and Efficacy of the “Easy Internal Jugular (IJ)”: An Approach to Difficult Intravenous Access. Moayedi S, Witting M, Pirotte M. J […]
Vasculitides Emergency Presentations from SCGH ED CME Here is Josh’s talk on emergency presentations of vasculitides. Resources: Antiendothelial cell antibodies in vasculitis and connective tissue disease. C Belizna, A Duijvestijn, M Hamidou, and J W Cohen Tervaert. Ann Rheum Dis. 2006 Dec; 65(12): 1545–1550. Vasculitic emergencies in the intensive care unit: a special focus […]
Naltrexone Implants for Treatment of Addiction from SCGH ED CME Here is Andy’s talk on naltrexone implants, some of the evidence for their use, and their issues in the emergency department. Resources: SCGH Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) – (Intranet link) SCGH Opiate Withdrawal Chart: References: Naltrexone implants after in-patient treatment for opioid dependence: randomised […]
SCGH Massive Transfusion Protocol SCGH Massive Transfusion Protocol: Click images below to see full document European guideline on management of major bleeding and coagulopathy following trauma: fourth edition – Summary (Part 1 and Part 2): The European guideline on management of major bleeding and coagulopathy following trauma: fourth edition. Rolf Rossaint et […]
Here is the Emergency Clot Removal Information Sheet developed by Tor in collaboration with NIISWA and Neurology. The purpose of this is sheet is to assist in timely consent discussions with patients and family by neurology / NIISWA. Reference: Goyal M et al. Endovascular thrombectomy after large-vessel ischaemic stroke: a meta-analysis of individual […]
Urology Quiz from SCGH ED CME Here is Tom’s Urology MCQ Quiz and Answer session.
Spirometry in shortness of breath from SCGH ED CME Here is Sanjay’s very informative presentation on the use of spirometry in the assessment of patients with SOB, and other pearls for the management of respiratory patients. Essentially: use spirometry in all cases of SOB of unknown cause if suspecting obstructive or restrictive pathology to help determine cause […]
Pulmonary embolism update from SCGH ED CME Here is Dave’s abridged talk on the recent evidence in Pulmonary Embolism.
ED Psychiatry from SCGH ED CME Here is Anne’s excellent presentation on emergency psychiatry. To summarise a part of Anne’s talk, the essential processes of assessment and management in the ED are covered by ‘SACCIT’: Safety: Ensuring risks of self harm & harm to others are minimised. Assessment: Clear and reliable history Mental state examination […]