Here is Dean’s talk on ICC insertion. Resources: SCGH ED Chest Drain Insertion Guideline SCGH ED Policy for the insertion of a chest drain by a trainee in the ED BTS Pleural Disease Guidelines 2010: Management of spontaneous pneumothorax BTS Pleural Disease Guidelines 2010: Complete includes information on: investigation of a unilateral pleural effusion in […]
Here is a breakdown of the contents of the new ICC packs that are currently being stocked in the ED. These packs contain all the necessary equipment needed for the insertion of a large bore (28Fg) ICC in the one pack (apart from: the drainage bottle and tubing, gloves, local, antiseptic and appropriate ICC skin dressing): […]
Here is Prasant’s talk on imaging in chest trauma
Here is Kyle’s talk on when and how to perform EFAST. Hopefully, we will have an hands on session in the near future, to practice the skills of image acquisition. Resources: SCGH ED: Ultrasound – Where do I start? – Includes everything you need to know about ultrasound at SCGH and beyond EFAST video lecture by Dr Adrian […]
Here is a refresher if you have forgotten how, why and when to utilise SCGH ED US Service. For those interested, below is a powerpoint summary of an audit done by Dr James Rippey on the SCGH ED US service. This gives an analysis of 1750 scans done over a 7 month period (from late 12/2013 […]
Here is the talk on “Imaging in Chest Trauma” from our friendly radiology fellow.