Here is Ros’s review of atraumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage assessment and investigation. Resources: Subarachnoid Haemorrhage – The ED perspective, 2011, by Peter Allely from LITFL Excluding Subarachnoid Haemorrhage: Do we need the needle? 7/2015 by Michael Edmonds from Adelaide Emergency Physicians Current DOHWA Imaging pathway for investigation – Headache (Thunderclap) Carpenter CR, Hussain AM, Ward MJ, Zipfel GJ, Fowler S, […]
Here is Wen’s talk on the medical assessment of the psychiatric patient in the ED. Resources: Gareth’s previous CME talk from December 2013 – Medical Clearance of the Psychiatric Patient
Here is Anne-Marie’s talk on the assessment of a patient presenting with syncope. Resources: Mo’s previous talk on Syncope Assessment and Management EBM 4/2014 – “Syncope: Risk Stratification and Clinical Decision Making” – full document (need to have logged in with your hospital library login) EBM Syncope Clinical Pathway: Clinical Decision Making Rules: San Francisco […]
Here is Richie’s talk on assessment of the injured hand/forearm….(Rich, I still want my chocolate frog!) Here are some other related posts: “Traumatic Hand Injuries” from LITFL by Kane Guthrie “Hand Injuries” given previously at CME at SCGH ED by Nathan Stewart (Plastics) Some useful images showing hand anatomy:
Here is Mo’s talk on syncope. Below are some the clinical decision making rules mentioned in Mo’s talk that help to identify high risk patients: San Francisco Syncope Rule (SFSR): Here is the an assessment of the SFSR from the NNT website Rose Syncope Rule: OESIL Syncope Rule: A good summary of the above rules can […]
Thanks to Bronwyn for giving the physiotherapy perspective on vestibular assessment and management of BPPV. This compliments Dr Jim Flleet’s recent talk, “Vestibular and Vertigo Assessement”, given from the neurology perspective.