Here is Tim’s talk on Ketoacidoses, including an interesting case review. Resources: Previous similar CME talks: Diabetic Emergency Management by Ryan Cheng 08/2016 Endocrine Emergencies by Hannah Knausenberger 06/2016 Endocrine Emergencies by Vincent Chan 05/2014 DKA Management Update by Gareth Wahl 01/2014 Life in the Fast lane: Alcoholic Ketoacidosis by Chris Nickson
Here is Claire’s talk on the management of common withdrawal syndromes. Resources: Baclofen for alcohol withdrawal syndrome, Cochrane Review 4/2015 Lyon JE et al. Treating alcohol withdrawal with oral baclofen: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. J Hosp Med. 2011 Oct;6(8):469-74.
From Tuesday 1st December 2015 all patients seen in the main department should have a drug and alcohol screening form (see below). You can find these forms on the resus coordinator and assessment coordinator desks, as well as in Obs ward. The purpose of this form is to give us a better idea of presentations […]
Here is Candice’s talk and related quiz on alcohol related presentations to the ED. Resources: Alcohol Withdrawal clinical stages and management from LITFL, also summarised well in the PDF below: AlcAlcoholic Ketoacidosis from LITFL, also summarised in PDF below: