Here is Ian’s talk on the management of massive upper GI haemorrhage.
Here is Colleen’s talk reviewing some of the evidence behind c-spine immobilisation. Without appearing too negative, here is an interesting post titled “The Curse of the Cervical Collar” which has some of the references mentioned in Colleen’s talk attached as links. Take home messages: C-spine immobilisation has become a standard of care in trauma based on […]
Here is Kate’s talk on hip dislocation management. Credit is given by Kate to Ken Lo, who was the original author of the bulk of this talk. Here are some images and videos showing some of the many reduction techniques: Note that, irrespective of technique, the cornerstone of a successful reduction is appropriate patient sedation […]
Here is our friendly ophthalmologist Sendhil’s talk on acute visual loss. Note his advice on initial examination – first check red reflex (abnormality suggests pathology in anterior or posterior segments of the eye) then check for afferent pupillary defect (if present suggests optic nerve dysfunction or gross retinal pathology, if absent then suggests macular or […]
Here is Sean Lim’s talk on CTCA. Bottom line, still finding it’s place in ED Ix/Mx of low to moderate risk chest pain patients with normal CE’s. Evidence suggests this test has good NPV in this patient group. Given current expertise there are currently only 5 spots / week (?on Wednesday) reserved for OP/IP […]
Possibly one of the best talks never given…….This is where Dave’s talk on CIN will be when I have received it….