As per the DOH WA (full memorandum here): The Paediatric Pharmacopeia 13th Edition published by RCH Melbourne in 2002, was previously regarded as the standard reference for paediatric dosing. However, there has been minimal updates to the hard copy version and this reference is now considered out of date. The AMH Children’s Dosing Companion (AMH […]
Here is Gareth’s stimulating talk on medical clearance of the psychiatric patient. Some points worth reiterating are: Hx: Take a focused medical and psych history, including collateral history, if available Ex: Examine the patient and check their physiological parameters (HR, BP, Temp, RR, SaO2) Ix: Based on your history and examination determine whether they are […]
Here is Steph’s talk on Disaster Management. Here is the ACEM Policy on Disaster Health Services For those wanting to do a course and learn more, here is the link to the Major Incident Medical Management Support (MIMMS) website
SCGH ED Surgical Airway Algorithm: For the Can’t Intubate / Can’t Oxygenate (CICO) situation Surgical Airway Videos (by Dr Andrew Heard, RPH) – updated 12/2013 Cannula Cricothroidotomy Cannula Comparison Melker Tube Insertion – Seldinger Technique Scalpel Bougie Technique Cannula Cricothroidotomy – Fat Neck Scalpel Technique – Fat Neck Jet Ventilation Note: At SCGH ED we do […]
Note: Talk removed at the request of the presenter. For those not present for Nathan’s summary on hand examination, here is a video on “examination of the traumatised hand”. Another interesting post from LITFL titled “The Devil’s Horn Sign” gives some further information on extensor tendon injuries of the hand and how they are assessed and […]
Here is Ian’s talk on the management of massive upper GI haemorrhage.