Tag emergency medicine

CME: Plaster Tips and Tricks

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Here is Sam’s useful talk on how to improve plaster technique in the ED. Resources: Previous SCGH ED CME Post on Plaster Tips & Guides from 05/2014 WA Health ED Adult Discharge Instructions on Plaster Cast Care (Intranet only) ‘An Easy…

CME: Hip Reduction Techniques

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Reducing a dislocated hip can be a physically challenging procedure but if done with good technique, can be a much more successful and less challenging endeavour. Here is Sam’s talk on hip reduction techniques, including multiple video examples. Resources: Quick…

CME: Principles of Disaster Medicine

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In a world that is seeing increasingly more disasters, both natural and non-natural, disaster medicine has never been so important. Here is Tim’s talk on Principles of Disaster Medicine,including good examples of the Ebola crisis and the Boston Marathon bombing.…

CME 11/05/17 – Naltrexone Implants

Here is Andy’s talk on naltrexone implants, some of the evidence for their use, and their issues in the emergency department. Resources: SCGH Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) – (Intranet link) SCGH Opiate Withdrawal Chart: References: Naltrexone implants after in-patient treatment for…

CME 27/04/17 – Spirometry in SOB

Here is Sanjay’s very informative presentation on the use of spirometry in the assessment of patients with SOB, and other pearls for the management of respiratory patients. Essentially: use spirometry in all cases of SOB of unknown cause if suspecting…

CME 20/04/17 – Dan’s Soapbox 2

Here is Dan’s second summary of what’s he’s currently been reading in the world of emergency medicine. Resources: Closing the Gap website An educational site dedicated to improving expertise of both novice and experienced health care practitioners dealing with acute…

CME: Tachyarrhythmias

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Here is Tim’s talk on the diagnosis and management of tachyarrhythmias. Resources: Nahdi’s talk on Tachyarrhythmias 4/2016 Ali’s talk on Tachyarrhythmias 9/2015 Candice’s talk on Tachyarrhythmias 10/2014 LITFL ECG Library Atrial Fibrillation with Tachycardia SCGH ED Guideline Postural modification to the…

CME 16/03/17 – Bradycardia Assessment and Management

Here is Callum’s talk on the assessment and management of bradycardia. Resources: John’s talk on Bradyarrhythmias 9/2015 Dan’s talk on Bradyarrhythmia Mx 3/2015 Bradycardia Types and Causes from LITFL A how to video guide for trancutaneous pacing with a LifePak 20 (LifePak 12 has similar setup) –…

CME 09/03/17 – Chest Trauma

Here is Louis’ talk on chest trauma. SCGH ED Cardiothoracic Clinical Guidelines: Policy for the insertion of a chest drain by trainees – 05/2015 Blunt Dissection Chest Drain (28Fg) Insertion Pack Chest wall injury (rib fractures) – 01/2015