Here is Kav’s talk on management options in pulmonary embolism. Resources: Management of Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism, Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Circulation. AHA. 2011;123:1788-1830
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 the updated SCGH Pulmonary Embolism Advanced Care Pathway. The only real change is for the High Risk Submassive PE group, with the inclusion of the suggested “appropriate specialty” based on whether the clot is central or peripheral. This pathway can also be found here on the SCGH ED Clinical Guidelines webpage under the Clinical Guidelines section of the Resources tab on […]
This pathway is designed to assist in the identification of patients with submassive and massive pulmonary embolism, and to guide their referral to the appropriate specialty groups (respiratory / cardiothoracic sugery / interventional radiology) for discussion and consideration of more aggressive management. A SENIOR EMERGENCY CLINICIAN should be involved in the assessment of all patients identified as […]
Here is David’s presentation on the how acute ischaemic strokes are currently being managed at SCGH by the neurology and interventional radiology teams.
Here is Tom’s talk on the management options in massive and submassive pulmonary embolism. Due to the heterogeneity of these patients, the range of treatment options / treating sub-specialties and the lack of studies directly comparing treatment options in patient subgroups. Currently, there is no well defined management protocol in this patient group. However, a working group, including […]