This policy indicates the appropriate level of consultant supervision necessary for the insertion of a chest drain within SCGH ED, based on the individuals experience (as outlined below) Departmental Policy The insertion of a pleural drain is a key area of competency that needs to be obtained prior to the attainment of the FACEM. In […]
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.
Here is Dan’s talk on pneumothorax management. Additional Resources from the British Thoracic Society Website: 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 adults management of spontaneous pneumothorax management of malignant pleural effusion management of pleural infection in adults local […]