Tag emergency medicine

CME 04/12/14 – Emergent Haemodialysis

Here is Jonathan’s talk on emergent haemodialysis and how to identify patients that may require this intervention. Resources: Haemodialysis Modes – Pro’s and Con’s from LITFL Indications for Emergent Haemodialysis (Mnemonic = AEIOU): Acidosis (Metabolic) if severe / refractory to…

CME 22/5/14 – Septic Arthritis

Here is Sarah’s talk on septic arthritis. Resources: Joint Aspiration from LITFL Joint Fluid Analysis from LITFL (see table below) Video showing a method of knee arthrocentesis with landmark technique Video showing ultrasound guided knee injection (same principles as aspiration, but…

CME 10/4/14 – Hand Injury Assessment

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…

CME 20/02/14 – Post intubation care in the ED

Here is Alex’s post intubation management talk. As adjunct to this, I suggest you have a look at the following resources: SCGHED.com Airway Orientation Resources EMCrit Podcast 84 – The Post-Intubation Package EMCrit Podcast 115 – A New Paradigm for Post-Intubation Pain,…

CME 16/01/14 Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine

Here is James’ talk on legal issues related to the practice of emergency medicine. Here are the included links from LITFL on: ConsentConsent and competency in childrenCapacity and competency And the Gillick Case, relating to the competency of a minor: Gillick…

CME: Disaster Management

SCGHED Education DISASTER 340
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